BASSETT, Ark. (KAIT) -Mississippi County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man wanted for murder in Wisconsin.
According to a Tuesday news release, the sheriff’s office learned that 45-year-old Markarios Kirkwood of Fort Atkinson, Wis., was hiding inside a home in Bassett.
Deputies went to the home and found Kirkwood inside. The sheriff said the investigators also found a Charter Arms .38 revolver, a small amount of marijuana, and 11.5 grams of crack cocaine.
Deputies arrested Kirkwood and took him to the Mississippi County Detention Center where he faces several charges, including possession of a controlled substance, possession of firearms by certain persons, and simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm.
Kirkwood will appear in Osceola District Court for a bond hearing and will be extradited to Wisconsin on the homicide charges.