Case Progresses

Police Say Suspect Could Be Named Today

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Wes Bryant, left, cart coordinator with the Benton County Child Abduction Response Team, looks Wednesday at the house Jersey Bridgeman was found in while FBI agents speak with a neighbor at 704 S.E. A St. in Bentonville. Jersey’s body was found Tuesday morning after she was reported missing. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Police Department could name a suspect in the death of a 6-year-old girl as early as today, Chief Jon Simpson said Wednesday.

She was always bouncing around. Always trying to have fun. She is going to be missed dearly.” —Kyle Johnson, family friend

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