MADISON COUNTY, Ark. — An infant is safe after being abducted from a home where three people were found dead.
The Arkansas State Police were called to investigate Tuesday after three people were killed in Madison County.
The victims were identified as James McGhee, 59-years-old, Tami Chenoweth, 51-years-old, and Cheyene Chenoweth, 26-years-old.
During the investigation, police discovered that a child, who is less than 12 months old, was taken from the home.
Police were able to enact a statewide search after two cars were seen at the residence earlier in the day.
State troopers found one of the cars abandoned on I-40 in Faulkner County.
Hours later, troopers found a van that matched the description of the second car seen near the crime scene.
According to Arkansas State Police, as troopers began to do a traffic stop, Hunter Chenoweth, 22-year-old, got out of the van with a rifle.
Troopers were able to arrest Hunter.
The infant was found unharmed in the van.
The driver of the van was a 25-year-old woman from DeQueen. She was questioned by state police and released.
Charges against Hunter have not been announced yet.
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