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Woman found dead in home; husband arrested

Curtis Carnley Sr., 54
Curtis Carnley Sr., 54(Miller County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 22, 2021 at 12:50 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 4:12 AM CDT
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MILLER COUNTY, Ark. (KSLA) - An Arkansas woman was found dead on Monday, June 21 — and authorities are searching for her husband.

The body of Trisha Carnley, 44, of Miller County was found inside a home on Miller County Road 10. According to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, investigators believe that she died as a result of a single gunshot wound.

Trisha Carnley was reported missing at 9 a.m. on Monday. Family members told police that they had not seen or heard from her since Sunday evening. Authorities arrived at the home with family members and after no response, they entered the residence using forced entry.

A search warrant was obtained and the home was searched and processed for evidence. Her body was sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the manner and cause of death.

Authorities have arrested Trisha’s husband, Curtis, 54. He’s charged with first-degree murder. His bond was set at $500,000.

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