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Police arrest man in Arkansas Foodbank worker's death
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Police arrest man in Arkansas Foodbank worker's death

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) – Police said they have made an arrest in connection to the death of an Arkansas Foodbank employee.

According to the Sherwood Police Department, Michael Deshun Murphy, 20, was arrested for theft and robbery in connection to the murder of Leon Hawkison, Jr. He has been charged with aggravated robbery, theft by receiving, and fraudulent use of a credit card.

Police have confirmed that the person depicted in surveillance footage released Thursday is Murphy.

Hawkison's body was found at The Links apartment complex in Sherwood on Wednesday. His Toyota Camry was discovered missing, but has since been found by investigators.

Murphy appeared in Sherwood District Court Monday morning for arraignment. He is currently being held without bond, and the case is being moved to circuit court.

If anyone has information on this incident, please contact the Sherwood Police Department at (501) 835-1425 or email kwilson@sherwoodpolice.org.

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