Monday, August 20, 2012

Crime Lab rules Carter death a suicide

Posted By on Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 12:33 PM

The Arkansas State Crime Lab has ruled the July 28 death of Chavis Carter in Jonesboro Police custody as a suicide.

Jonesboro Police said the investigation into Carter's death remains ongoing.

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