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.