Lafayette murder suspect arrested in Arkansas - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Lafayette murder suspect arrested in Arkansas

Posted: Updated:
LAFAYETTE -

A Lafayette woman was found dead Thursday and on Friday, police in Arkansas arrested a man in connection with her death. They also found the couple's three missing children with him.

Police found Marisol Arze-Lujan, 25, dead in a home in the 3700 block of McCarty Lane late Thursday night.

Early Friday morning, police in Clark County, Arkansas picked up 32-year-old Misael Sanchez, along with the couple's three children, ages eight, seven and one. Sanchez is a Lafayette resident.

Sanchez was arrested for murder. The Tippecanoe County coroner's office will conduct an autopsy.

Sanchez's extradition is pending. The three children were turned over to the local Department of Child Services. Plans are in the works for their safe return to family members.

Powered by WorldNow