Additional Information -Two Suspects in Cross County Church Murder – NEW RELEASE

| June 10, 2010

The Cross County Sheriff's Office and the Arkansas State Police are seeking information on TWO SUSPECTS in CROSS COUNTY MURDER.

On June 6, 2010 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and Noon, Ms. Lillian Wilson, a long time resident of the Hamlin, AR and Fair Oaks, AR area was found deceased inside The Central Methodist Church sanctuary. She was last seen around 9:30 a.m. on her way to Church at the Church located in the Jolly Ellis Community. Both Churches share the same Pastor, no services were to be held at The Central Methodist Church on the morning of the Murder. When Ms. Wilson failed to show for Church after the regular services at Jolly Ellis Church, the Pastor, Mr. Dixon Platt, arrived at The Central Methodist Church and found Ms. Wilson deceased in the sanctuary. At this time there has been no motive determined for this senseless act.

The automobile owned by Ms. Lillian Wilson is also missing, it is a 2003 Grey Mercury Marquis 4 door. Arkansas Tag Number 737 NGN . The front license plate pictured above reads " Rice". A similiar photo of the automobile is above.

If you have any information regarding this Incident or Suspects, please call the C.I.D. Office at 870-238-5766 or 870-238-5767 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. Also, Cross County Central Dispatch at 870-238-5700 open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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SUSPECTS IN CROSS COUNTY MURDER
PHOTOGRAPHED IN ARKANSAS AND MISSOURI

The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and Cross County Sheriff's Department are asking for public assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of a Cross County woman.

Cross County Sheriff's Department officials on Tuesday afternoon requested the assistance of State Police CID Special Agents. During the past 24 hours Special Agents have developed new leads in the case and retrieved photographs of two male suspects.

The persons of interest identified by the Cross County Sheriff's Department on Monday as being wanted for questioning were eliminated today from the investigation.

Attached to this electronic new release is a combination photo image which depicts the suspects who've been photographed in proximity to the murder victim's car. The photograph on the (left) taken from an overhead camera shows one of the suspects paying for gasoline at Fair Oaks, Arkansas soon after the body of Lillian Wilson was discovered at the Central Methodist Church in Hamlin. The suspect in this image is described as being a white male, 50 to 60 years old, approximately 5'10" – 6'0" tall with balding gray hair. The suspect was dressed in jeans, a red short sleeve button up shirt and black boots.

The other two photos (center & right) show a second suspect taken at two different locations. The second suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, 5'8" – 5'10" tall and bald headed. He has been seen wearing a black or dark colored shirt, kaki shorts, white socks and black tennis shoes.

The vehicle taken from the murder victim has not been located. It is described as a 2003 Mercury Marquis, gray in color, displaying Arkansas license plate, 737-NGN, and a front plate, green in color that reads, "Eat More Rice".

The vehicle has been seen in Missouri and Washington (state).

Anyone with information as to the identity of either suspect, or the whereabouts of the suspects or the murder victim's car is asked to contact the Arkansas State Police at (800) 553-3820 or (870) 317-5318 and the Cross County Sheriff's Department at (870) 633-1454.

 

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