Wake Village Man Arrested for Capital Murder in Death of 4-year-old


A Wake Village man has been arrested for capital murder in the death of a 4-year-old.

The Wake Village Police Department has been investigating a severe injury of a 4 year old boy that occurred on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Unfortunately, the child later passed away at a Little Rock Hospital on March 8, 2018.

According to police the investigation determined Benearl Jermain Lewis, 25 years old of Wake Village, Texas as causing the death of the 4 year old. A Capital Murder arrest warrant was issued the morning of March 10, 2018.

Lewis was located and taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop by Wake Village Patrol Officers. Lewis was transported and booked into the Bi-State Justice Center. As of this time, a bond has not been set.

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