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Pine Bluff police arrest man in connection to Monday homicide



Pine Bluff police arrested a man in connection to a homicide that happened on Monday.

Kevin Kimble, 41, was charged with first-degree murder.

Officers were called out to the 7300 block of Rosswood around 1:40 p.m. in reference to an armed disturbance. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Cedric Sloan, 39, with a gunshot wound.

Sloan was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Kimble was being held in the Jefferson County jail.