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Murder suspect arrested in Arkansas

Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Law enforcement officials have confirmed that 50-year-old Stacy Lee Drake has been arrested and taken into custody in Morrilton, Arkansas.

Authorities have been searching for Drake as the main suspect in a double-homicide that took place near Sallisaw on Tuesday. Drake also had an active warrant for a homicide that occurred in Alabama and is also suspected of committing an additional homicide in Oklahoma.

He also had several other felony warrants in place with charges including aggravated robbery, carjacking and murder. 

Drake was spotted in a hotel parking lot in Morrilton following the Sallisaw murders and the search for him has been ongoing in that area since then.

Police suspected Drake to be in Morrilton after receiving information that he was spotted at a hotel in the area. 

KXMX Staff Writer

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