Body found in trunk of car

by Mar 22, 2013Front Page, NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments

The Cherokee Indian Police Department (CIPD) received a BOLO from Clark County, Arkansas on Wednesday, March 20 in reference to a missing/endangered person.  The missing person was reported to have been with a suspect that was wanted in connection with an armed robbery.

Shortly after receiving the BOLO, at approximately 2pm, CIPD officers located a vehicle fitting the description of the suspect vehicle and attempted to stop the same.  The suspect vehicle did not stop and, after a brief chase, CIPD officers able to stop the vehicle on a drive off of Stillwell Branch Road in Cherokee and apprehend the driver of the vehicle and one passenger.

After a search of a vehicle, CIPD officers located the body of a white female in the trunk.

CIPD, the SBI, and Arkansas law enforcement authorities will continue to investigate this case.  More details will be released as soon as possible.