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Man arrested in Kansas in connection to two Pine Bluff murders

Bryant L. Smith was wanted for capital murder for the murders of 20-year-old Kavon Mitchell and 17-year-old Emonya Moten.

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — According to the Pine Bluff Police Department, Bryant L. Smith was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and the Parsons Kansas Police Department on Friday around 2:50 p.m.

Smith was wanted for capital murder for the murders of 20-year-old Kavon Mitchell and 17-year-old Emonya Moten.

Both of the victims were shot outside of their Pine Bluff homes on September 3.

Bryant Smith is presently in a detention facility in Parsons Kansas awaiting extradition to Pine Bluff.