Monticello slaying results in an arrest
A southeast Arkansas resident was arrested Tuesday in the death of a 54-year-old man, authorities said.
The Monticello Police Department called on the Arkansas State Police to investigate a 12:30 p.m. shooting in the 500 block of West Shelton Avenue, according to a news release.
Officers found Harold Miller Jr. dead and took Arnold LaRon White Sr., 55, into custody, the release said.
White was being held on a manslaughter charge Tuesday evening at the Drew County jail.
Miller’s body will be taken to the state Crime Laboratory for autopsy, state police said.
The investigation is ongoing.