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TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH CLARK COUNTY STORE ROBBERY – MURDER

January 29, 2015

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested two Pine Bluff men today (Thursday, January 29th) in connection with the robbery and murder inside an Arkadelphia (Caddo Valley area) store early Sunday morning (January 25, 2015).

  Christopher D. Brown, 24, of 290 Frost Road, Arkadelphia was working as a store clerk when he was shot at 4:43 AM inside the Jordan’s Kwick Stop Shell, located at 180 Valley Street in Arkadelphia.

  James L. Gray, Jr., 36, of 5414 Windham Avenue and Laron Edward Williams, 27, of South Bay Street, both addresses in Pine Bluff, were arrested on charges of Capital Felony Murder and Armed Robbery.

  Both Gray and Williams were taken into custody without incident earlier today in Pine Bluff and are incarcerated at the Clark County Jail in Arkadelphia.

  State Police continue to search for a third suspect in connection with the robbery - homicide.

  Anyone who may recognize the man pictured in this news release is asked to contact the Arkansas State Police at (870) 777-4641.