Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Death Investigation

On Sunday July 29, 2018 at approximately 9:12 p.m. the Johnson County Sheriff's Department received a call of a stabbing at 192 Line Street Hartman, Ar. Upon arrival of deputies, EMS and First Responders it was determined that there was a 50 year old male victim that had been stabbed. Before the male was able to be transported he succumbed to his injuries. The Johnson County Coroner's Office was notified. The victim has been identified as Craig Evans. The suspect in the stabbing has been identified as Ambra Evans, the victim’s wife. Mrs. Evans is currently being held in the Johnson County Detention Center and will have a first appearance and bond hearing within 48 hours.

The body has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Laboratory for an autopsy. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone that may have seen or heard anything in the area is asked to contact the Johnson County Sheriff's Department at 479-754-2200.