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Suspects in custody in Crossett slaying

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State Police have identified a Louisiana man as a suspect in the slaying of a Crossett woman and a subsequent bank robbery.

UPDATE: State Police say the suspect they identified has been taken into custody in Opelousas, La. Fox 16 also reports the arrest of a Crossett woman in the crime and the search of the suspect's house. A third suspect is being sought.

STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE

Peter Keith Harvey
  • Arkansas State Police
  • Peter Keith Harvey
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a Crossett (Ashley County) woman and the subsequent robbery of a North Crossett bank which occurred last Thursday (July 1st).

Law enforcement authorities in both Arkansas and Louisiana are searching for Peter Keith Harvey, 41, who was last known to reside in New Orleans.

Harvey is described (see attached image files) as a black male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing approximately 235 pounds. He was last known to be driving a late model white Cadillac Escalade (see bellow) which was photographed recently by security cameras outside a retail store.

Harvey is believed to be armed and should be considered dangerous and may be in the Shreveport or Opelousas, Louisiana areas.

If anyone has information about Harvey or knows of his whereabouts, they should contact the Arkansas State Police or the Ashley County Sheriff's Department.

Suspects car
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  • Suspect's car

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