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Arkansas man, 32, charged in the death of Italian tourist

  • Andre Jackson, 32, was charged with capital murder on Friday
  • Carlo Marigliano, 31, was shot and killed in as he was driving through Arkansas
  • Marigliano was a married father of two
  • The Italian man was traveling with friends for the last month in US
  • Authorities say it's unclear how the two men crossed paths 
  • Investigators said they're also looking for a 31-year-old woman

By Ap and Daniel Roth For Dailymail.com

Published: 00:44 EDT, 5 August 2017 | Updated: 00:52 EDT, 5 August 2017

Andre Jackson (Pictured), 32, was charged with capital murder on Friday
Andre Jackson (Pictured), 32, was charged with capital murder on Friday

Andre Jackson (Pictured), 32, was charged with capital murder on Friday

An Arkansas man was charged Friday in the fatal shooting of an Italian tourist who was found dead in a rental car last week, police said.

Andre Jackson, 32, was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 31-year-old Carlo Marigliano, a Naples taxi driver who was driving through Arkansas on his way to Arizona.

Marigliano, a married father of two, had been traveling with friends in the US for about a month before he left the group to visit other areas, his family told Little Rock television station KTHV 

He was found dead on July 28, in a car that had crashed into an apartment complex in Little Rock. 

Police believe Marigliano was shot and then crashed the rented vehicle into the side of one of the apartment buildings. 

Police said it's unclear how the two crossed paths or what may have led to the shooting.

Carlo Marigliano, 31, was shot and killed in Little Rock, Arkansas while traveling through the US over the past month
Carlo Marigliano, 31, was shot and killed in Little Rock, Arkansas while traveling through the US over the past month

Carlo Marigliano, 31, was shot and killed in Little Rock, Arkansas while traveling through the US over the past month

Marigliano was considering moving his young family to America before being gunned down on July 28, 2017

Marigliano was hoping to make the US his new home, according to Gianni Sulmonte, a cousin of Marigliano's father.

'It's a shame the place where he wanted to build his family, bring his wife with his children, is the place where it comes to an end,' Sulmonte told KTHV.

 Police have also issued a warrant for 31-year-old Charina Fort (pictured) in connection with Marigliano's homicide
 Police have also issued a warrant for 31-year-old Charina Fort (pictured) in connection with Marigliano's homicide

 Police have also issued a warrant for 31-year-old Charina Fort (pictured) in connection with Marigliano's homicide

Jackson is jailed without bond. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

Little Rock police spokesman Steve Moore told The Associated Press that Jackson wasn't a resident of the Berkley Apartments complex where Marigliano was found dead.

A woman who answered the phone at the complex said management wouldn't be commenting on the case. 

Police say they have also issued an active warrant on capital murder charges for 31-year-old Charina Fort in connection with Marigliano's homicide. 

'Anyone in contact with Ms. Fort should call 911 immediately,' the warrant says, adding: 'Charina Fort should be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS.'

Moore also said that Fort doesn't live at the apartment complex. 

 


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