14-Year-Old Arrested For Murder In Death Of Ripley Man

Saturday, April 30th 2016, 3:18 pm
By: News 9

OSBI agents arrested a 14-year-old Stillwater girl for first degree in the death of a man in Ripley.

OSBI says the teen was arrested at a home in Stillwater in connection with the shooting death of 45-year-old Mario Smith Sr.

Smith was found dead inside his home April 21, by a family member. He was shot in the head.

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An affidavit filed in the case says the girl is believed to have shot Smith because Smith had previously beaten the girl’s mother.