• Dennis McCaslin

Bond set at $100,000 for Russellville woman in Negligent Homicide death



Candace Lachel Embry

A bond hearing was held this week for a 23-year-old woman charged with Negligent Homicide, Failure to Step After an Accident With Injury or Death and DWI in the February 12 accident that claimed the life of 17-year-old Arryonna Romero of Russellville.


Candace Lachel Embry, 23, was arrested on the warrant that had been issued April 15. Romero died on March 1 at the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock according to court records.


Embry was initially held on a no-bond hold but her bond was set at $100,000 at the hearing earlier in the week.


According the toxicology report received by the Russellville Police Department from the Arkansas State Crime Lab, Embty had a blook alcohol content of .071 as well as traces of cannabinoids, opiates and fentanyl in her system.


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