Homeless Man Death Investigation

Joe Nowell

On Friday, the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office arrested the suspect they believe is responsible for killing a homeless man in July.

Charged with Capital Murder is 51-year old Joe Benard Nowell.

Nowell is accused of killing 60-year old William Ray Holt, a homeless man from Little Rock, who’s body was found floating in the water on Highway 287 at the Cadron Creek Bridge.

Nowell is currently being held without bond pending his first appearance before a Faulkner County judge this morning.

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