posted: 01/08/2011 5:39 a.m.
The only living suspect in the 1982 death of 12-year-old Carmeletta Green has told Little Rock police that he believes his late uncle killed the girl and dumped her body in the woods.
posted: 12/13/2009 4:01 a.m.
The 27-year-old mystery of Carmeletta Green’s disappearance haunts not only her family, but Little Rock police and state Crime Laboratory officials.
posted: 12/13/2009 3:28 a.m.
When Jackie Brown walked into the small church on Cross Street on Saturday morning, her oldest daughter was finally with her again after 27 years.
posted: 12/11/2009 6:17 a.m.
Jackie Cooney never gave up hope that her daughter Carmeletta Green was alive.
posted: 12/11/2009 5:19 a.m.
Amy Upshaw, a general assignment reporter for this newspaper’s state desk, first saw Carmeletta Green’s photograph six years ago while looking through old newspaper clippings.
posted: 12/10/2009 6:44 a.m.
Carmeletta Green’s younger brother Orlando left Arkansas at age 17 for the military, but his sister’s memory chased him wherever he went.
posted: 12/09/2009 6:06 a.m.
On Aug. 19, 1991, two cable workers surveying land off Archwood Park Road for future expansion stumbled upon the skeletal remains of what turned out to be a little girl.
posted: 12/08/2009 6:10 a.m.
The morning 12-year-old Carmeletta Green disappeared, Kenneth Cooney agreed to let Little Rock police detective Larry Dunnington search his car.
posted: 12/07/2009 5:30 a.m.
Second in a series In the early morning hours of Sept. 11, 1982, Jackie Cooney told Little Rock police she had no doubt that her ex-husband, Kenneth Cooney, had abducted her oldest daughter, Carmeletta Green.
posted: 12/06/2009 7:05 a.m.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Cooney stepped into her car, shut the door, then turned to watch her five children as they played in the yard of the family’s Little Rock home.
posted: 12/06/2009 4:40 a.m.
As part of a six-month investigation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette interviewed 38 people and reviewed dozens of court and police documents to tell Carmeletta Green’s story.