Carl called to check on his wife, but she didn’t answer. Instead she sent him a text, “I’m fine, I’m out with the girls having drinks.” However, Carl and one of Beverly’s friends said “Beverly doesn’t even drink.” Jane Carfagno, a close friend of Beverly said that Beverly didn’t know who the client might be, but said another friend drove by the home and saw a gray truck in the driveway along with Carter’s car before she went missing. The friend gave the police that info.
took Lewis to Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. A deputy followed
the ambulance to the hospital to issue Lewis a citation for careless driving as
well as not wearing his seat belt, because there was evidence Lewis hit the
windshield during the crash, the report says. At that time, Lewis was
a person of interest in the Carter investigation, but he was not under arrest,
Lt. Carl Minden said.
The warrant charging him with kidnapping was issued later Sunday. Police haven’t said how they linked Lewis to Carter or how they tracked him down, but they say Lewis left the hospital Sunday without notifying police while he was a person of interest in her disappearance. Meanwhile, Beverly Carter’s lifeless body was found in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said early yesterday.