Man accused in 4 killings arraigned
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Brian Bliss Travis

via KLRT

MENA, Ark. -- (KLRT) -- A suspect charged with Capital Murder in the deaths of two adults and two children last week has been ordered held without bond.

Brian Bliss Travis, 37, was arraigned in Polk County Circuit Court on Monday.

He is charged in the deaths of Bethany Jo Wester, 43, her uncle, Steven J. Payne, 66, Wester's son Reilly James Scarbrough, 9, and her daughter Acelynn C. Wester, 2. Three of the bodies were found last week and the fourth was found on Sunday.

Polk County Circuit Court Judge Jerry Ryan has also issued a gag order in the case.

The jail record for Travis notes other charges of Possession of Controlled Substance Schedule VI, Furnishing/Possessing/or Using Prohibited Articles and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

FULL STORY: Mena man accused in 4 killings arraigned - KLRT

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