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Weight Loss Brings Blood Draw For Benton County Murder Suspect

Posted: January 18, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning  by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in his murder case. Davis is accused of killing his wife. A judge ordered Davis to have his blood drawn for medical testing due to concern about Davis' weight loss.
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Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in his murder case. Davis is accused of killing his wife. A judge ordered Davis to have his blood drawn for medical testing due to concern about Davis' weight loss.

Perry Davis Jr. appeared in court Friday morning where his weight loss was discussed during the proceedings.

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About The Case

Prosecutors have not announced whether they will seek the death penalty in Perry Davis’ case. Davis faces life imprisonment or the death penalty if convicted of capital murder. He could be sentenced from 10 to 40 years or life imprisonment if convicted of kidnapping.

Source: Staff Report

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