UPDATE: Suspect arrested in LR double homicide, victims identified

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UPDATE:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Police arrest a man in connection to Tuesday’s double homicide.

Montrell Burns (Photo Courtesy: Pulaski County Jail)

Montrell Burns faces two first degree murder charges and is being held in the Pulaski County Jail.

According to a report from Little Rock Police, Burns called authorities Tuesday morning and said he had returned home and found the two women dead.

Officials say they did not find anyone inside the home but did find numerous pets.

The victims have been identified as Shameika Eason, 35 of Little Rock, and Mallida Webb, 38 of North Little Rock.

The bodies have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

UPDATE:

The LRPD took to twitter to announce that the two women killed this morning is being ruled a double homicide.

Police are still investigating the situation further.

The tweet can be found here.

Original story:

Little Rock police announced in a press conference that the women were both killed by gunshot wounds.

Police also said that their were several animals inside the house and they are working with animal services to take care of them.

Police are still investigating the situation.

Original story:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Two women have been found dead on the city’s west side.

Police were called to the scene Tuesday morning in the 2300 block of Nichols Road.

The area is west of John Barrow Road and near Junior Deputy Road.

More details to come.

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