Ex-Reserve Deputy of Lonoke Co., Charged in Wife’s Death

Dec 26th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Sharae Bryant has relatives in Beebe

Charlie Bryant, a former reserve deputy with the Lonoke County sheriff’s office was charged with capital murder Thursday, Dec. 19th in the shooting death of his wife, according to the Ark. State Police.

At about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, authorities were called to a home at 31 Watercrest North in Austin, AR, where a wounded Charlie Bryant was found in his yard. He had a gunshot wound.

His wife, Sharae Bryant’s body was found nearby. She had also been shot.

Sharae’s body was sent to the state Crime Laboratory.

Bryant was treated and released from an area hospital and was arrested around 8 p.m. by the state police. He was then charged with the death of his wife and is being held without bail.

Sharae is the granddaughter of David and Sharon Barnett and Marvin R. Jones - all of Beebe.