Friday, December 23, 2011

Little Rock, AR: Woman, 30, arrested in LR stabbing death

Little Rock authorities have arrested a woman after a man was found stabbed in a residence.
Officers with the Little Rock Police Department responding to an assault call found 42-year-old Willy Peair of Little Rock lying on the floor of the home's bathroom with blood on his face and shirt. Peair was transported to Baptist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Officers took statements from several underage witnesses who were at the house at the time.
Carol Denice Burton, 30, was charged with first-degree murder.
According to a police report, Burton admitted to stabbing Peair, the father of at least one of her five children, in the chest during an argument.
Department of Human Services has taken the children at the home into custody.

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