Child Found Dead

Girl Discovered Inside Abandoned House

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Benton County Coroner’s office employees prepare to remove the body of a 6-year-old girl Tuesday near her home. Police found the body during a search after the girl was reported missing Tuesday morning.

Family members and strangers gathered Tuesday night to mourn a 6-year-old girl whose body was found that morning minutes after she was reported missing from her home.


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Mike Bridgeman, left, uncle of Jersey Bridgeman, kisses Laurie Caancan on the top of the head Tuesday during a candlelight vi... (By: Samantha Baker)

At A Glance

City Homicide

Today’s investigation is the second time in a little more than a year police have investigated a homicide in the area. Huong Thi Truong was arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man at her residence at 506 S.E. Seventh St. She was sent to the Arkansas State Hospital in an attempt to make her fit for trial.

Source: Staff Report

704, 702 and 608 S.E. A St.

Jersey Bridgeman lived at 608 S.E. A St. Her body was found at 704 S.E. A St. The man accused of killing her lived at 702 S.E. A St.

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So very very sad....

Posted by: Apbacker

November 21, 2012 at 7:01 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sad indeed.

Posted by: lilloop2loo

November 21, 2012 at 7:41 a.m. ( | suggest removal )