Police: Double homicide suspect parolee
|Updated: 5/26/2012 4:11 pm
||Published: 5/26/2012 10:06 am
PINE BLUFF, AR – Police are investigating a double homicide. They say their 31 year old suspect is a parolee.
Lt. Jo Ann Bates with Pine Bluff Police says just after 2:00am, Saturday, police were called to 1014 North University to a reported shooting. When they got there they found a man and a woman both shot. They were pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. The victims are identified as Marcus Thorns and Jennifer Wainwright.
Bates says police arrested at the scene a suspect identified as 31 year old Adrian Patillo of Pine Bluff. The circumstances that led to the shooting remain under investigation.
Patillo is in the Jefferson County Detention Center facing charges of first degree murder and possession of firearm by certain persons. He is being held without bond.
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