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Press Release: 1st Degree Murder Arrest Made In Bayou Point Homicide Investigation – GARLAND COUNTY

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Press Release: GARLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’s DEPARTMENT – (Sergeant John Schroeder)

On Sunday 11/4/2018 at approximately 5:10 am Deputies with the Garland Count Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible stabbing at 110 Bayou Point.  On arrival Donald Easley age 60 was located unresponsive with apparent stab wounds.  Coroner Stewart Smedley arrived shortly thereafter and pronounced the subject deceased.  


Garland County Criminal Investigations Division developed a person of interest and on 11/06/18 Derek Clark 35 was taken into custody in the 100 block of Clarkson and transported to the Garland County Detention Center.  Clark is being charged with First Degree Murder which is a class Y felony.

Derek Clark, 35 – charged with 1st Degree Murder in the Bayou Point Road homicide investigation that began this week