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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Finishing up Sunday; two dead in Monticello

Posted By on Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 5:37 PM

Here's an open line for Sunday. Also in the news today: A double killing in Monticello.

The State Police reported:

Monticello Police received a telephone call this morning (Sunday, January 10th) reporting a homicide at 120 South Chester Street.

Local police officers were dispatched about 6:20 AM where they found Jeremiah Jones, 37, dead inside a car not far from the Chester Street address and inside the house, Shalonda Binns, 37, was found dead.

Both bodies appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds. The bodies have been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to confirm a manner and cause of death.

Police also located Lavar Thompson of Dermott at the Chester Street address. He had sustained a gunshot wound and was transported to a Little Rock hospital.

Special Agents of the a Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division were contacted to assist Monticello Police as the case continues to be investigated today.

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