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Blytheville murder suspects in custody

Michael Jackson (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.) Michael Jackson (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
Michael King (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.) Michael King (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

UPDATE: Michael King and Michael Jackson are in custody as of Friday morning, according to Captain Scott Adams with the Blytheville Police Department.

Information about the arrests has yet to be released.

Region 8 News will update this story with more details once available.


Police are searching for two men suspected in the death of a Blytheville man.

Michael King, 21, and Michael Jackson, 24, are wanted for capital murder and aggravated robbery in the death of 27-year-old Yuri McKeever.

Officers found McKeever dead inside a home Wednesday morning.

According to Captain Scott Adams, McKeever had suffered “obvious head trauma.”

His body has been sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock to determine the cause of death.

Adams said King and Jackson should be considered “armed and extremely dangerous.”

Anyone with information on their whereabouts should call the BPD at (870) 763-4411 or 911.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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