State Police Investigating Murder in St. Francis County

OCTOBER 17, 2006 - Posted at 2:15 p.m. CDT

FORREST CITY, AR - Arkansas State Police in Forrest City are investigating an apparent murder that occured in St. Francis County, apparently sometime Monday.

State Police investigator Dale Arnold told K8 News that 26-year-old Nicholas Hamilton was found dead in his home by his wife at approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.  Arnold would not say how Hamilton died, but did say the incident is being treated as a homicide.

The body was found at 69 St. Francis County Road 421, just east of the Forrest City city limits.