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Jonesboro murder suspect released on bond

Tonisha Mitchell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Tonisha Mitchell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Ladarius Lee (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Ladarius Lee (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

One of two people charged in a Jonesboro murder has been released with bond.

According to the Craighead County Booking Office, Tonisha Mitchell was released from jail on Aug. 8 with a $100,000 bond.

Mitchell, along with Ladarius Lee, were charged in the death of Nelson McCullough in May. Lee still remains in jail at this time.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Mitchell was a former girlfriend of McCollough.

Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said both were charged with first degree murder.

Mitchell and Lee's pretrial appearance will be September 1. A jury trial will follow on September 14.

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