Two killed and one wounded in Monticello, Ark. homicide


According to Arkansas State Police two people were found dead and another seriously injured from gun shot wounds in Monticello, Ark.

According to State Police, Monticello Police received a telephone call Sunday morning 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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