On Thursday, June 06, 2019 Dallas County Deputies responded to a residence in Sparkman, AR in reference to a physical disturbance.
Upon arrival they made contact with the Suspect, Jefferey Blevins (42) of Sparkman as well as several witnesses. The Victim, James (Sam) Bailey (42) of Sparkman, AR was unresponsive, and laying in the driveway with an apparent stab wound to the chest. Bailey was pronounced dead upon arrival at Baptist Medical Center in Arkadelphia, AR.
Blevins was arrested and charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree, a Class “A” Felony. He is being held at the Dallas County Detention Center on a $100,000.00 Bond.