Texarkana Arkansas Police are investigating a death of an individual who was found in the 1600 block of Edwards Street around 8:05 a.m. this morning (Aug. 15) when officers responded to a call in the College Hill neighborhood.

According to police, an adult male victim was found deceased inside a residential home. The officers also located a small male child inside who appeared to be unharmed. Family members of the deceased were located, and have taken custody of the child during this time.

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Crime Scene and Criminal Investigation Division Detectives have been on the scene processing evidence, following up on leads, and speaking with residents in the area to gather information.

Update 4:15 PM

The ongoing death investigation in the 1600 block of Edwards Street began around 8:05 this morning. The victim has been identified as Bonderick Nard Jr., a twenty-seven-year-old male from Texarkana, Arkansas.

Due to the facts in the case, obtained by Criminal Investigation Division Detectives, a Capital Murder Warrant has been produced for the arrest of Vance Allen Brown, a twenty-nine-year-old homeless male.

Moments after the warrant was issued, the Bowie County Sheriff's Office arrested Mr. Brown on the active warrant. He was transported and booked into the Bi-State Jail to await extradition to Arkansas.


If you have any information or were a witness to this crime, please contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 903-798-3154 or call Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP (7867).

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