August 29, 2000 |
A longtime professor and a graduate student who had been taking classes for 10 years were shot to death Monday at the University of Arkansas in an apparent murder-suicide on the first day of the fall semester, authorities said. Associate professor John Locke, 67, died in his English department office in Kimpel Hall. "I heard one gunshot followed by a young man's voice saying, 'No, I didn't do anything,' " said Bethany Edstrom, a graduate student who was in a nearby office.
November 17, 1987
The son of Oscar-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge shot and killed his wife and two young daughters and then took his own life, Little Rock, Ark., police said. A rubber mask of an old man's face was found near the body of John Markle, a 45-year-old investment banker, and was worn during some of the shooting, said Sgt. Eddie Alexander.