Man Arrested For Slaying Of W News Anchor

0
0
Subscribe to Oliver Stone alerts

Arkansas police have charged a man with the murder of the news anchor who made a cameo appearance in Oliver Stone movie W.
Anne Pressly, 26, was found unconscious in her bed on 20 October (08) with severe head and body wounds. She failed to recover from the horrific injuries and was declared dead at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Arkansas five days later (25Oct08).
Her murder came just a week after the release of Stone's George W. Bush biopic, in which she plays a news reporter.
Local authorities have now arrested 28-year-old Curtis Vance on suspicion of the slaying.
Police spokesman Lieutenant Terry Hastings confirmed Vance had been taken into custody on Wednesday (26Nov08) night, after cops were alerted to his location following a late-night news conference, where he was revealed as the key suspect.
It had been feared Vance was armed with a pistol and "lots of extra ammunition", but he was found unarmed when cops swooped on his home in Little Rock.
Vance has been charged with capital murder based on "a very, very solid case due to solid detective work", the representative said. However, the authorities have refused to go into further detail about what led them to name Vance as their main suspect.


Contactmusic

Tags: Oliver Stone

0
0
Subscribe to Oliver Stone alerts
Advertisement

More Oliver Stone

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Confirmed To Play Edward Snowden In Oliver Stone's 'The Snowden Files'

The actor, writer and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been cast to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone-directed flick 'The Snowden Files.' The...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Could Play Edward Snowden in 'The Snowden Files'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the actor and director probably best known for '(500) Days of Summer', is in negotiations to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Oliver...

Oliver Stone Says 'Killing Kennedy' Is "Simplistic" And Admits He Won't Be Tuning In

Killing Kennedy is the National Geographic Channel's summarised view of the assassination of former president John F. Kennedy, a view that director Oliver Stones thinks...

Next Stop, Oscars? Jamie Foxx to Play Martin Luther King in Oliver Stone Biopic

Jamie Foxx, the actor who won the Academy Award for best actor for his portrayal of Ray Charles, will take on another of America's heroic...

Advertisement

Jennifer Lopez Apologises For Turkmenistan Performance

Jennifer Lopez appeared on Saturday (29th June 2013) at the birthday celebrations of Turkmenistan's president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. The nation has a history of abysmal Human...

Oliver Stone Meets Julian Assange, Then Attacks Wikileaks Movies

Never far from controversy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has conveniently attacked two forthcoming movies about Julian Assange after meeting the Wikileaks founder at the Ecudorian...

Got Tickets For Sergei Polunin in Midnight Express? You Might Wanna' Read This...

Ukrainian dance star Sergei Polunin has walked out on the cast of the major new ballet show Midnight Express just days before its UK premiere...

The Ten Worst Films of 2012

Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should know better...1. SavagesThis heavy-handed drug-war thriller proves that Oliver Stone has lost the...

Advertisement

Comments

Oliver Stone Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Oliver Stone

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All