Arkansas State Police Arrest Two Homicide Suspects In Alma

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ALMA (KFSM) -- Arkansas State Police have arrested two men in connection with an early-morning homicide in Faulkner County.

Rahzel Tennant, 18, and Phalon Tennant, 23, were arrested Monday (Oct. 2) about 10:50 a.m. near Alma, according to the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said a cell phone belonging to one of the suspects was pinged, leading to their location near an Alma weigh station on Interstate 40 westbound.

Authorities believe the men are linked to Monday's homicide in Mayflower.

Deputies responded about 3 a.m. to 721 Arkansas 365 for reports of gunshots and found a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The man later succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office at 501-328-5906.

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