A Hot Springs man is under arrest for allegedly stabbing another man to death.
At 3 a.m. Tuesday, Hot Springs police officers responded to a home on Highland Park about a stabbing.
When officers got there they found Truman Bowers dead on the front steps of the home. The suspect, Dillon Smith, was taken into custody.
Smith is being held at the Garland County Detention Center and charged with second degree murder.
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In a follow-up to yesterday’s press release from the Hot Springs Police Department viewed on hotspringsdaily.com, officers reported that the suspect Dillon Wayne Smith has been charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree following a stabbing incident that occurred in the early morning hours (3 am) of April 30 at 116 Highland Park Street. The report stated that the department received a call from Linda Smith who told 911 operators that her son, Dillon Smith – 18, had just stabbed her fiancée, identified as Truman A. Bowers – 31,during a domestic fight. When officers arrived on scene they located the victim outside the residence. He (Truman) had a wound to the upper chest and showed no signs of life. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Garland County Coroner, Stuart Smedley. Smith admitted to investigators that he followed Truman outside the residence and stabbed him in the chest while Truman followed his mother, Linda, out to the street during the altercation. Smith’s bond was set at $10,000.