TAPD arrests Fox Creek Apartments murder suspect

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TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) announced Tuesday they have arrested a murder suspect involved in the homicide of 40-year-old Earnest Jackson at the Fox Creek Apartments on May 25.

TAPD arrested 22-year-old Mahogany Palmer in the parking lot of the Baymont Inn at 5100 North Stateline Avenue in Texarkana, Arkansas at around 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Palmer was wanted for capital murder and felony theft of property over $25,000.

Palmer was transported to the Miller County Jail, and no information on a bond has been set at this time, according to police.

On May 25, the apartment manager at Fox Creek Apartments asked for police to perform a welfare check on Jackson, who had not been seen or heard from in a week. Police were dispatched and discovered the Chicago, Illinois, man deceased in his apartment. TAPD’s criminal investigation division worked leads to ascertain how Jackson’s homicide occurred and identify possible suspects.

Anyone with any information on this case is asked to call the TAPD criminal investigation division at 903-798-3154 or Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP (7867).