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story.lead_photo.caption Little Rock police officers investigate the scene of a homicide on Loretto Lane on Nov. 18. - Photo by Thomas Metthe

Three people have been arrested on capital murder charges in the killing of a man whose body was found facedown on the ground in a Little Rock neighborhood last month, and a fourth person faces a tampering charge in the same case.

Jail records show Dustin Brewer, 21, of Hot Springs and Joseph Knox, 17, of Benton were each arrested Monday afternoon at the Little Rock Police Department's 12th Street Station. The Little Rock Police Department said Adison Reese, 20, of Benton was also developed as a suspect and arrested. Brewer, Knox and Reese each face a charge of capital murder.

Tyler Jordan, meanwhile, was charged with tampering with physical evidence, police said.

Dustin Brewer and Adison Reese are shown in these booking photos.
Dustin Brewer and Adison Reese are shown in these booking photos.

An arrest report for Brewer says he was "involved in the planning and implementing of the homicide of Bobby Joe Young Jr." A separate report indicated a prosecutor approved for Knox to appear in court as an adult.

Young, 29, was found dead the morning of Nov. 18 after officers responded to a report of a body near a grove of trees in the 7400 block of Loretto Lane, which is northwest of University Avenue and Interstate 30. Police said at the time that it appeared Young had been shot within the previous 24 hours.

No information on the motive or how Brewer and Knox were identified as suspects has been released.


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  • Foghorn
    December 11, 2018 at 3:02 p.m.

    Oh my...the perps - incl a woman! - are white so this doesn’t fit at all into the narrative of black on black crime so crickets from the usual racist suspects.

  • 0boxerssuddenlinknet
    December 11, 2018 at 4:35 p.m.

    a thug is a thug is a thug any hope for a good and prosperous life for these young thugs is over

  • MaxCady
    December 11, 2018 at 8:06 p.m.

    Hey, white people kill too. Just not as indiscriminately.

  • WeirdThoughtsFromRabidDogs
    December 11, 2018 at 8:24 p.m.

    Are they going to get the Death penalty, since that's what it appears they gave the victim?

  • Packman
    December 11, 2018 at 9:51 p.m.

    Hey foghorn - Over 50% of murders in the US are committed by a demographic that makes up less than 4% of the population, that demographic being black males residing in our inner cities between the ages of 15 and 30. Does that fit the narrative. BTW, facts by definition cannot be racist.