Akram sentenced to 60 years for Hatcher murder
(Local News ~ 08/24/17)
Jamal Akram, 54, was found guilty in the Chickasawba District Circuit Court Thursday afternoon of first-degree murder in the 2016 death of Linda Hatcher. The jury sentenced him to 60 years in prison. Around 2:30 a.m. on March 18, 2016, Blytheville Police Department (BPD) responded to a home in the 500 block of South Franklin after receiving a 9-1-1 call about a female "that was having trouble breathing." According to BPD reports, when officers arrived on the scene they made contact with Akram, and his clothes were wet. ...
Roosevelt Orlando Jones
(Obituary ~ 08/24/17)
Mr. Roosevelt Orlando Jones of Cameron, North Carolina and formerly of Blytheville and Westminster, Maryland, passed quietly and gently into eternal rest on Friday, August 18, 2017. Roosevelt was born on September 24, 1931, in Easton, Maryland to the late Alvin and Gladys Jones...
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