Update: Man arrested in connection to Booneville homicide

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Update:

BOONEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Police have made an arrest after finding a woman dead in her Booneville home earlier this week.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance call where they found 22-year-old Rachel King dead.

Police say she was killed while her three children were in the home.

Morgan Weatherford, 27, has been taken into custody in connection to King’s death.

Arkansas State Police is leading the investigation.

Update:

BOONEVILLE, Ark. – Booneville Police Department authorities have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the death of a woman found at a local residence earlier today.

Local police responded to the home about 7:55 AM based on the report of a domestic disturbance.

Upon the discovery of the body, local officers secured the scene awaiting the arrival of State Police special agents.  

The body is being transported to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to confirm identification and determine the manner and cause of death.

Original:

BOONEVILLE, Ark. – A death investigation is underway by the Booneville Police Department.

A Facebook post by the Logan County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday states that the agency and the Arkansas State Police are assisting the Booneville Police Department with the case.

The death is reported to have occurred on East South Street in Booneville.

No other details are yet being released.

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