Police investigating homicide at Monticello apartment complex


Police are investigating the death of a woman in Monticello who appeared to have been beaten to death at an apartment complex in Monticello, according to a news release from the Arkansas State Police which is assisting Monticello Police in the homicide investigation.

Cameron King
Cameron King

Cameron King, 28, of Monticello has been arrested in connection with the woman’s death. He is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Monticello Police on Thursday evening discovered the body of 32-year-old Roxanne Best at Turtle Creek Apartments. Best appeared to have been beaten to death.

Roxanne Best
Roxanne Best

King allegedly admitted striking Best in the head with a 2X4 while telling her to leave his apartment, according to court documents.

The body has been transported to the State Crime Laboratory to determine the exact manner and cause of death.


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