Teen charged in slay­ing of mother in Arkansas

The Saline Courier - - NEWS -

LIT­TLE ROCK — Lit­tle Rock po­lice say a 16-year-old has been charged with mur­der in the death his mother, who ap­peared to have been shot in the head at their home.

Po­lice say Kaelon Pres­ley was ar­rested Satur­day in the slay­ing of 37-year-old Shon­dra Miller.

Po­lice say Pres­ley told of­fi­cers re­spond­ing to a 911 call that he’d dis­cov­ered his mother un­re­spon­sive with a pos­si­ble gun­shot wound.

Miller was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

Po­lice say that as they in­ves­ti­gated, de­tec­tives in­ter­viewed Pres­ley and later charged him. Po­lice say pros­e­cu­tors au­tho­rized that he could be charged as an adult.

Pres­ley, who is also charged with tam­per­ing with phys­i­cal ev­i­dence, re­mained in Pu­laski County Jail on Sun­day. Bond had not yet been set and an at­tor­ney was not listed for him.

Miller’s body has been sent for an au­topsy.

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