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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Man's girlfriend confesses to shooting in Quitman

  • Cody Bradley, 24, was found dead in his bathtub Monday morning
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  • At 5:34 am Monday morning, the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of suspicious circumstances surrounding a residence in Quitman. When deputies arrived, they discovered a man in his early 20s dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest in the bathtub of the residence. Initial reports indicate that the victim was not taking a bath at the time. The victim's girlfriend was found in a field behind the East Side Elementary School in Greenbrier. Major Andy Shock with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office said the girl was “incoherent and had some minor injuries.” The name of the victim is Cody Bradley, 24, of Quitman. His girlfriend, Jamie Lynn Leach, 20, has confessed to the shooting and is being held in the Faulkner County Detention Center As of press time, officials report they believe the incident is tied to a domestic situation and they do not believe drugs were involved.

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