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Marianna couple arrested in Lee County homicide


MARIANNA — A Marianna couple has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the May death of a 30-year-old Lexa woman.
The Arkansas State Police's (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division arrested Dodge Pinegar, 24, and Shadee Edgin, 30, on June 7, 2024, in the death of Ashley Monroe, 30, of Lexa.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office asked ASP to investigate the homicide on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
A local farmer reported finding the body of a woman on a farm field road off Lee County Road 706, north of Marianna. The woman was later identified as Monroe.