Conway police arrest murder suspect

Barry Bethea

*Update on May 26, 2016 - The charges against Barry Bethea were dismissed on May 23, 2016.

Conway police, Thursday, arrested Barry Dewitt Bethea, 21, of Conway and charged him with Murder and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime in connection with the January 6 murder of Joey Pyatt.

Police were called to the Pittman Street area just after 1 p.m. that for a report of shots being fired.

Pyatt was found at the scene with a gunshot wound. He died a short time later at a hospital.

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