Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:42 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Man fatally shot in White County

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was originally published August 21, 2013 at 6:14 a.m. Updated August 21, 2013 at 11:52 a.m.

124 Swink Lane

Authorities in White County are investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old man early Wednesday morning in the Romance area.

It happened about 2:30 a.m. at 124 Swink Lane, the White County sheriff's office said in a statement.

Deputies found the victim, identified as Fletcher Rouse, dead in the front yard. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

No information on the motive or the suspected shooter has been released, though police said they are looking for a person of interest as a "potential witness."

"Detectives are still investigating the incident to make a determination of the cause of the death and whether or not alcohol might have been a contributing factor," White County sheriff's office Chief Deputy Phillip E. Miller said in a statement.

Rouse's body was sent to the state Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.

Comments on: Man fatally shot in White County

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 total comments

LR1955 says... August 21, 2013 at 2:39 p.m.

Methabilly !

( | suggest removal )

4carl2c says... August 21, 2013 at 7:42 p.m.

" to determine the cause of death" ???? hmmmm.....Gunshot wound to the head MIGHT give them a clue !!!!!!

( | suggest removal )

JessePinkman says... August 21, 2013 at 8:28 p.m.

Cause of death must have been cyanide poisoning that caused a hole in his head resembling a gunshot wound

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Branch coordinator

    branch coordinatorbaptist Health Federal Credit Union is see...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Electronic technicia

    electronic technician: Little Rock area optical- electronics...
    ALEXANDER, AR

  • Sales

    successful salesseeking 2 Professionals for South & East Ar...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Material handlers o?reilly auto

    material handlerso’Reilly Auto Parts is now hiring for:p/t (...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Coach

    licensed teacher/head basketball coach- Pine Bluff School Di...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 725 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online