The Faulkner County Sheriff's Office says two people are dead in what they are investigating as a murder-suicide.
Sheriff's deputies were called to 235 Highway 36 around 10:00 Monday morning.
When they arrived on the scene, they found 50-year-old Kevin Battle dead, and 32-year-old Stephanie Hermes with a gunshot wound to her head.
Hermes was taken by Med Flight to UAMS but she later died of her injuries.Investigators were told the two were in a previous relationship. We will update as more information becomes available.