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Murder suspect arrested in West Memphis

William Brewer (Source: West Memphis Police Department) William Brewer (Source: West Memphis Police Department)
WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) -

West Memphis Police have arrested a man in a murder case that happened over the Memorial Day weekend.

According to a news release from the West Memphis Police Department, William Zachary Brewer was charged with 1st degree murder Tuesday and is being held in the Crittenden County Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.

Brewer is accused of killing a white male, whose body was found in a local motel room.

It's the 3rd murder case in West Memphis this year.

The victim's name is not being release pending the notification of family members. His body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for examination.

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