Texarkana Arkansas Police continue to investigate the death of a local woman allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend.

According to a news release from the department, 35 year old Crystal Reed is dead and her boyfriend 56 year old Tony Taylor is behind bars charged with 1st Degree Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Authorities say the two apparently had an argument Monday evening and that Taylor allegedly confessed that during the physical altercation he stabbed Reed in the chest with a knife.


Police say Taylor later led them to a remote wooded area east of Ogden, Arkansas, where he had buried her body in a shallow grave.

Detectives sought several search warrants and police say they recovered a large amount of evidence in the case.

Reed's body has been sent a a funeral home in Ashdown, Arkansas pending an autopsy at the Arkansas State Crime Lab, Medical Examiners Office in Little Rock.

The investigation is continuing and authorities expect to conduct more interviews in the case.