Pine Bluff Police: Man Arrested for 2 Murders

PINE BLUFF, AR -- The Pine Bluff Department announced Thursday it made an arrest in two homicides.

Percy Jackson, 21, has been taken into custody and charged with two separate murders.

The first was the 2013 killing of Sidney Farver, who was shot on Jan. 26 around 7:30 p.m. in the area of 1805 Elm Street. He made it to 1601 S. Cherry where he called for help but later died of his injuries.

On Jan. 18, 2014, Keson Coney was one of three people shot around 6:45 p.m. in the area of 1802 South Beech. Coney died of his injuries, and the other two are still recovering.

Jackson is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on two counts of capital murder and two counts of first -degree battery. His probable cause hearing will be either Thursday or Friday.

The investigation remains ongoing, and police ask anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the detective division at 870-730-2090 or the dispatch center at 870-541-5300.  

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