Perryville Police Officers have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the homicides of a man and woman who died following a domestic disturbance last night (Saturday, January 5, 2019), Arkansas State Police said.
A Perryville police officer responded at approximately 11:06 PM to a call reporting a disturbance at 506 West Valley Street. Once inside the home the officer witnessed two men fighting and one was armed with a knife.
The officer ordered the armed man, later identified as Bobby Wyles, 36, to drop the knife. Wyles was then taken into custody and transported to the Perry County Detention Center.
Susie Fuller, 32, and Jerry Drinkwater, 36, who lived at the residence died at the scene.
Alleged murder suspect in custody
Wyles is being held at the local jail as the investigation continues today.
The bodies of Fuller and Drinkwater have been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory where a manner and cause of death will be determined.