Arkansas mother, 5-year-old son found murdered in apartment


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KARK) – Authorities are investigating an Arkansas woman and her young child were found murdered inside their apartment.

Officers responded to an apartment in the 200 block of Wynn St. on Tuesday discovered the bodies of 21-year-old Shaquilla Watts and her 5-year-old son Zay’vion Watts, both of Hot Springs.

Police believe it to be a homicide. The investigation is ongoing with detectives continuing to interview witnesses.

There is currently no suspect in custody.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Mark Fallis at 501-321-6789 ext. 6720.


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