LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police in Little Rock said a woman is dead after being beaten up in the Heights neighborhood Monday afternoon.

According to the Little Rock Police Department, the incident happened at a home near the intersection of Lombardy Lane and Kavanaugh Boulevard.

Authorities with the LRPD said that 34-year-old Logan Smith of Little Rock was arrested in connection with the incident and added that he will be facing a charge of first-degree murder.

Police said that they were related. LRPD investigators have not released the identity of the victim.

Department officials are asking for the public to avoid the area as detective continue their investigation.