JPD Makes Arrest in Murder Case

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police have made an arrest in the October 14 slaying of a local man.

Detective Ernest Ward has identified the suspect as 18-year-old Paul Love, Jr, who has reportedly confessed to the crime.  Love is due in district court for a probable cause hearing at 1:30 this afternoon.

Timothy Duke, 42, was found shot and wounded in his vehicle at the entrance to Word Cove in north Jonesboro three-and-a-half weeks ago.  He died overnight in a local hospital.