Stabbing Death

Tony Thomas

A Lonoke County man has been arrested and charged with killing his wife.

Lonoke County Sheriff’s Officials say 58-year-old Tony Eldan Thomas is charged with first-degree murder in the Sunday stabbing death of his wife 58-year-old Elke Thomas.

A news release states the sheriff’s office received a call around 3:30pm Sunday afternoon from an individual who had been told by a woman that she saw a man stab his wife.

Thomas, also called the sheriff’s office that afternoon and said he had “just killed his wife.”

When deputies arrived in the 2000 block of Hamilton Loop, they found Thomas sitting next to the body.

Thomas is being held on a one million dollar bond.

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