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Court documents reveal gruesome details in child's death

Jeffery Clifton (Source: White Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Jeffery Clifton (Source: White Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Lesley Marcotte (Source: White Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Lesley Marcotte (Source: White Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

On Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, Malik Drummond was reported missing from his Searcy home.

More than a year later police arrested the two-year-old toddler's father, Jeffery Clifton of Searcy, and charged him with capital murder and abuse of a corpse.

A day later officers arrested Clifton's former girlfriend, Lesley Marcotte of Springdale, for hindering apprehension of prosecution.

Court documents released on Thursday, Dec. 3, reveal gruesome details about the little boy's death.

To read the affidavit for Jeffery Clifton's arrest, click here.

To read the affidavit for Lesley Marcotte's arrest, click here.

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