JPD Investigating Apparent Homicide

MAY 27, 2004 - Posted at 11:21 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police at this hour are investigating an apparent homicide in the city.

Several detectives, as well as Craighead County Coroner Toby Emerson, are at the scene of a crime at 3605 Parkwood Street, which is located near the Northeast Arkansas District Fairgrounds.

A JPD spokesman confirms that one person is dead.  Emerson told K8 News the victim is a woman who apparently died of a gunshot wound.  K8 News has also learned that one person is currently in custody for questioning in the case.

Neighbors say police began arriving at the scene shortly before 9 a.m.