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Maumelle police arrest man for attempted homicide and arson
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MAUMELLE, Ark. (KTHV) – A Maumelle man has been arrested for attempted murder and arson.

On Saturday, April 11 at 6:22 p.m., the Maumelle police and fire departments were dispatched to a residential fire on Prince Dr. Police reportedly found a woman stabbed in the forearm and her 6-year-old daughter uninjured.

Officers found that there was reason to believe that the man who lived in the home had stabbed his wife and then lit the home on fire. He left the scene before officers arrived.

According to police, the home was a total loss in the fire.

On Wednesday, Daniel Earl Cecil, 43, was arrested in Little Rock and transported to the Maumelle Police Department. He was charged with two counts of Attempted Murder, 1st Degree Domestic Battery, Arson, and Interference with Emergency Communication.

Cecil is being transported to the Pulaski County Detention Center with no bond.


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