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Arkansas man is charged in death after body found in apartment

Arkansas man is charged in death after body found in apartment

Search mug shots, government salaries, crime maps and more at our Right2Know page. Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who investigators believe was beaten to death at a southeast Arkansas residence.

The Arkansas State Police said officers were called about 6 p.m. Thursday to Turtle Creek Apartments on Oakland Avenue in Monticello, where they found a woman’s body inside one unit. The victim was identified Friday afternoon as Roxanne Best, 32, of Monticello.

Camiron King, 28, of Monticello was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Best. Bail was set at $500,000, and King is being held at the Drew County jail, according to a release from the state police.

The body was sent to the state Crime Laboratory to determine the cause of death, police said in a news release.

State Desk on 01/06/2018

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