Police identify couple found shot to death

Police identify couple found shot to death

POCAHONTAS, Ark. (KAIT) - Police have identified two Pocahontas residents found shot to death.

At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, officers responded to a call on Park Street, according to a news release from Sgt. Rocky Jones.

When they arrived, police found 22-year-old Lauren Hallert and 25-year-old Matthew Wheeless dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

It is not believed anyone else was involved; however, Jones stated the investigation is ongoing.

Jones said on Oct. 21 the case remains open.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and provide more details as they become available.

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