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US Marshals: Arkansas murder suspect may be in Western US or Canada

Jory John Worthen. Source: US Marshals Service

The US Marshals Service said yesterday a man suspected of killing his girlfriend and her 4-year-old son in Arkansas, Jory John Worthen, 23, of Bearden, Arkansas, may be in the Western US or Canada.

On June 25th, the bodies of Worthen’s girlfriend, Alyssa Renee’ Cannon, age 20, and her son Marshall Braydon Ray Ponder, age 4, were found at Cannon’s home in Camden, Arkansas.

Worthen has not been seen since June 22 and the Marshals have information leading them to focus their search in the Western U.S. and Canada. He is wanted on 2 counts of capital murder.

Worthen is 6 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs 157 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos:

  • on the underside of both forearms, one saying “Matthew 7-6” on his right forearm
  • on his right hand
  • on his chest, including one of a skull with wings
  • barbed wire on his left bicep

Tips can be called in to the U.S. Marshals at 800-336-0102 or submitted confidentially online at There is a $5,000 reward for information that leads to Worthen’s arrest.

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