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— FORT SMITH - The U.S. Department of Justice United States Marshals Service has released a notice regarding the offer of a $5,000 reward for information about double-murder suspect Jory John Worthen, 23, of Bearden.

Worthen is wanted for two counts of capital murder. On June 25, 2019, the bodies of his girlfriend, Alyssa Renee’ Cannon, 20, and her son, Marshall Braydon Ray Ponder, 4, were found at the home of Cannon at the 1300 block of Ronald Drive in Camden.

The Camden Police Department, Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service-led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task are working together and seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Jory John Worthen, according to a news release.

Worthen was last seen on June 22. He is described as 6’2”, 157 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. He has multiple tattoos with some on the underside of both forearms near his elbow,

on his right forearm, his right hand and on his chest, one of which is a skull with wings, and has a tattoo of barbed wire on his left bicep. He has tattoos on the underside of both forearms near his elbow. On the underside of his right forearm the words “Matthew 7-6” are tattooed. He has a tattoo on his right hand. He also has tattoos on his chest, one of which is a skull with wings. He has a tattoo of barbed wire on his left bicep. Anyone with information about Worthen whereabouts is advised to contact the U.S. Marshals Tip Line at 800-336-0102 or submit tips confidentially online at

The Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force is led by the US Marshals Service and is comprised of members from the following agencies: Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Community Corrections-SRT, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, Bentonville Police Department, Greenwood Police Department, Springdale Police Department, US State Department-DSS, Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office.

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