Suspect arrested in double-murder in Helena-West Helena
HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark, (WMC) - A suspect has been arrested in a deadly double-shooting in Helena-West Helena.
Michael Rogers, 31, is charged with two counts of capital murder and terroristic act.
The shooting happened on Nov. 26 and claimed the lives of 21-year-old Eddie Trancy and 18-year-old Alvin Redmon.
According to the Helena-West Helena Police Department, officers found the victims inside of a car on U.S. Highway 49. They had both sustained several gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead by the Phillips County coroner at 1:20 a.m.
Investigators received information that Rogers may have been involved in the shooting. He was arrested on Dec. 4 in connection with a shooting that happened at the intersection of North Fifth and Plaza streets.
Rogers is currently being held on a $750,000 bond until his first appearance on Jan. 10.
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