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Trial continued for Jonesboro murder suspect

Rodshey Marvell Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Rodshey Marvell Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Kezanna Dixon (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Kezanna Dixon (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Allen Miller (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) Allen Miller (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
Jerome Puckett (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) Jerome Puckett (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

May 23 Update: Walker appeared in court on May 23. 

According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, his trial was continued until October 3.


A Jonesboro murder suspect's bond was set at $1 million Tuesday, according to Paul Holmes, public information specialist for the Jonesboro Police Department. 

Jonesboro police arrested Walker Monday as a fourth suspect in connection to a 2015 murder of a man in a robbery investigation.

According to a news release from Jonesboro police, Rodshey Marvell Walker, 18, of Jonesboro was charged with first degree murder and aggravated robbery.

Police believe Walker and three other men robbed and shot George Banks.

According to investigators, Walker and Kezanna Dixon, Allen Miller and Jerome Marquis Puckett robbed Banks at his apartment at 111 Daybreak on Nov. 5. Banks was shot and died in a Memphis hospital on Nov. 24.

According to the medical examiner's office, Banks was shot several times.

Detective Vic Brooks identified Walker as another suspect in the case. Walker was arrested Monday afternoon after he was spotted walking in front of a business on Gee Street.

Walker's bond had not been posted as of 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office's website.

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