SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — A man is accused of manslaughter and raping a dead body, according to police.
Austin Lance Grammer, 18, of Siloam Springs is facing felony charges of manslaughter, rape, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.
Police were dispatched to Grammer’s home in the 200 block of Meadow Court about 10 p.m., on Friday (Feb. 17).
According to police Leslie Perry, 20, also of Siloam Springs, was dead inside the home.
Grammer was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 22) following an investigation, the release also states.
He was being held in the Benton County Jail on Thursday (Feb. 23) without bond.
A probable cause affidavit regarding the matter, as well as other information about the matter has been sealed by a circuit judge. Grammer will be arraigned April 3 at 8 a.m.