June 27, 2005--Posted at 7:00 pm CDT;Updated June 28, 2005 at 11:00 am CDT
Osceola, AR--After three years without a homicide, the city of
The Osceola police department says they are working hard to solve both murders. On Saturday police were called to J.W. Auto Sales where they found the owner of the business dead in the back room of his offices. JW Hall was known by most of the community and was being investigated by the FBI for alleged theft of property.
Police say JW was found dead. The police report lists no possible witnesses or suspects. They say they are currently following several leads dealing with Hall’s death but stress they don’t see themselves making an arrest anytime soon.
While police seem to be at square one when it comes to solving the Hall case, Things have gone much smoother in dealing with the second homicide over the weekend. 25 year old Russell Jarrett was found shot Sunday evening. Police say witnesses say he was involved in an argument shortly before being fatally shot.
A 19 year old local man has turned himself in according to police. They say the man will be arraigned Tuesday and officially charged in the shooting death of Russell Jarrett.