West Memphis Police Arrest Man in Connection with Missing Woman

WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Police in West Memphis have arrested a man in connection with a missing West Memphis woman.

Uvyonne Koeller, 64, has been missing for almost two weeks.

Last night, her 41-year-old son-in-law, Armando Serda, came to the West Memphis Police station and confessed to Koeller's murder, according to police.  Police say Serda told authorities that he murdered Koeller at her home and then dumped the body in a location near Olive Branch, Mississippi.  Authorities have not yet been able to find the body.

Police also say Serda is a registered sex offender in Tennessee and Mississippi, and also faces rape charges in Shelby County.

K8 News will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.