2 arrested in Springdale homicide
Posted: August 26, 2013 at noon
Police have arrested two men in connection with the homicide of Edward Charles Abel, 62, of Springdale.
John Guerra, 55, and James "Jim" Smith, 48, were arrested Friday in Norfolk, Va., in connection with capital murder, aggravated robbery and residential burglary, according to a news release from the Springdale Police Department. Extradition proceedings are underway.
The news release does not say how the men were linked to the killing. Abel was found Aug. 16 unresponsive at his home at 8881 E. Brown Road after a report of a disturbance. He was taken to Northwest Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.