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Arrest made in Trumann homicide

Michael Lee Slaughter (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office) Michael Lee Slaughter (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)
TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) -

According to Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson, a man is in custody in connection with a homicide Wednesday morning in the Poinsett County town. 

Michael Lee Slaughter of Trumann was arrested in connection with the case. 

Henson said Trumann police went to a home in the 500 block of Highway 463 around 7:20 a.m. Wednesday after getting a call about a disturbance. Police later found Darrell Clay Cox of Trumann with multiple stab wounds. 

Cox was taken to a Jonesboro hospital, where he later died. 

Henson said Slaughter was also taken to a Jonesboro hospital due to injuries sustained in the dispute, but was treated and released. He was then taken to the Poinsett County jail, where he is being held pending a probable cause hearing. 

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