Suspect in double homicide in Springfield arrested

2 years 2 months 6 days ago February 18, 2015 Feb 18, 2015 Wednesday, February 18 2015 Wednesday, February 18, 2015 5:30:00 AM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Authorities say a suspect in the shooting deaths of a Springfield woman and her son has been arrested in Arkansas.

A police statement said U.S. Marshals arrested 51-year-old Willie Clark Jr. without incident Tuesday at a home in McGehee, Arkansas.

Investigators had been searching for Clark since Friday, when 50-year-old Andrea Anderson and her 35-year-old son, Kevin Anderson, were found dead at a home in Springfield. A second son, Ronald Anderson, was shot but survived.

Police say Andrea Anderson was Clark's estranged girlfriend.

Clark is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, three counts of armed criminal action and one count of first-degree assault.

 

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