Early morning crash turns into murder investigation

Published: Jul. 24, 2022 at 10:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 24, 2022 at 9:29 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police say what first appeared to be a fatal crash appears to have been a homicide.

According to a social media post, JPD was called to the scene of a crash around 5 a.m. Sunday, July 24, on Daybreak Drive.

After assessing the scene, officers found a car that had driven through a fence and landed in an area near the Cedar Park apartment complex.

Police identified the driver as 20-year-old Brandon LaKeith Wilson.

According to Sally Smith, public information specialist for JPD, evidence found at the scene indicated foul play.

The department’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident.

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