by Max Brantley
On March 7, 2017, at 2008 hours, Officers responded to a cutting just occurred call at 1105 E. 8th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim, Earl Buckner (B/M, 06/20/1961, of Little Rock) who had a stab wound to the upper body. The officers then made contact with Christie Buckner (W/F 08/01/1974, of Little Rock). Mrs. Buckner was standing over the victim. She advised the officers that she and the victim were married and she had stabbed him. MEMS responded to the scene and transported Mr. Buckner to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Homicide Detectives and CSSU responded to the scene for processing. Mrs. Buckner was transported to the Major Crimes Division. Mrs. Buckner was charged with Murder 1st Degree. Next of kin has been notified and the investigation is ongoing.