Investigation Under Way for Possible Texarkana Homicide
Texarkana Ark., Police Officers responded to a 911 call in the 1800 Block of Garland Street today (7/3) at approximately 11:30 a.m. on a report of a possible suicide. Patrol Officers arriving on scene found a white male deceased, later identified as Michael Scott Roberts, 40 years of age, a resident of Texarkana, AR inside the home with what appeared to officers to be gunshot wounds to the body.Officers at the scene requested the Criminal Investigation Division send the Crime Scene Unit and Investigators to the residence. The Criminal Investigation Division is treating this as a possible homicide and our conducting a thorough investigation at this time. The body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy. This investigation is ongoing and police are not releasing any additional information at this time.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.
(Source: Texarkana, Ark. Police Dept.)