Family wants justice after 4-year-old's murder - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Family wants justice after 4-year-old's murder

Skylar Shellstrom (Source: KARK) Skylar Shellstrom (Source: KARK)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR (KAIT) -

The family of a Stone County girl wants justice after her death was determined to be murder.

According to NBC-affiliate KARK, a medical examiner ruled the death of Skylar Shellstrom a homicide.

She died on Nov. 19 after deputies received a call about her not breathing. Shellstrom was taken to a hospital where she died.

Amanda Shellstrom, the girl's aunt, told KARK the medical examiner's report states Skylar was "struck with a blunt force object" and had bruises in "multiple stages of healing on her body."

No arrests have been made in the case as the Stone County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate.

Authorities urge anyone with information to contact sheriff's office at (870) 269-3825.

To read the entire KARK article, click here.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • West Memphis fire crews battle motel fire amid snowfall

    West Memphis fire crews battle motel fire amid snowfall

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-01-16 18:38:37 GMT
    (Source: West Memphis Fire Department)(Source: West Memphis Fire Department)

    West Memphis Fire Department battled through the snowfall to take out an early morning motel fire Tuesday. 

    West Memphis Fire Department battled through the snowfall to take out an early morning motel fire Tuesday. 

  • SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Jan. 14-20

    SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Jan. 14-20

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-01-16 16:56:23 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-01-16 18:10:05 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

  • Woman, female teen suspected in armed robbery spree

    Woman, female teen suspected in armed robbery spree

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:36 PM EST2018-01-16 17:36:48 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-01-16 17:43:31 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police arrested a woman and a female juvenile suspected in a two-day robbery spree from Osceola to Lake City.

    Police arrested a woman and a female juvenile suspected in a two-day robbery spree from Osceola to Lake City.

Powered by Frankly