Johnson County Murder Suspect Arrested After Crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ark.—The manhunt for a murder suspect ended Sunday (Feb. 24) after a pursuit that ended in a crash according to police.

Courtesy Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

Courtesy Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Robert Wayne Baker was arrested after crashing into a police car.

No one was injured in the crash.

On Feb. 15, Baker was accused of shooting Christopher Farmer at his Johnson County home of Highway 352.

Farmer's wife, Jackie, was also in Baker's car at the time of the crash, according to police.

Baker has been booked in the Johnson County Jail on a charge of first-degree murder.

Jackie was also arrested and is currently booked in Johnson County Jail on a charge of hindering apprehension.


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