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Police: Dead 18-year-old was suspect in earlier death of another teen at same Arkansas home
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) ¯¯¯ Police in northeast Arkansas said Friday that an 18-year-old found fatally stabbed this week was a suspect in the shooting of another teen who died last week at the same home.
Paragould Police Cpl. Brad Snyder told The Associated Press that Nicholas Zurosky was listed as a suspect in 18-year-old Lisa Steele's death. Snyder said Zurosky's stabbed body was found Thursday at his home, where Steele died.
Police said they had four people in custody following Zurosky's death. One is a juvenile being held on a capital murder charge. The other three were arrested on hindering apprehension charges.
Greene County coroner Dick Pace said Steele was shot and died July 6 at the same home where Zurosky died.
The relationship between the two teens wasn't immediately clear, but a police report listed a different address for Steele.
The two teens were found dead on a quiet block in Paragould, about 150 miles northeast of Little Rock.
Jim McMillon, who lives next door to the home where Zurosky lived, said he saw authorities going in and out of the home on Thursday.
McMillon said the latest death has been particularly hard on Zurosky's father. "He was upset about the girl's shooting, but he's really upset now," McMillon said.
No one answered a phone number at the home on Friday, but a cheery answering machine message still mentioned Zurosky's first name.
"To me, it's senseless," McMillon said. "Two 18-year-olds are gone and they had a long life probably ahead of them, or should have."
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