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News Last Updated: Aug 2nd, 2017 - 08:32:56

Melton returns to Arkansas
By The Waldron News
Robert Allen Melton, a First Degree Murder suspect in a 2015 Booneville’s man death, was extradited back to Arkansas last week after authorities in California arrested him on a felony warrant while trying to cross the borders into Mexico.
Melton appeared in the Logan County, Paris District courtroom on July 28 for pre-trail. They will continue with pre-trial on August 8 at the Booneville District courtroom. An August 25 trial date.
A $100,000 cash bond has been set for Melton. Melton was arrested in 2016 for suspicion of murder in the death of Richie Lynch, aggravated robbery, and unlawful possession of firearms.