73
      Sunday
      94 / 76
      Monday
      95 / 78
      Tuesday
      97 / 77

      July Marks Most Slayings in Little Rock since 1990s

      Little Rock Police Department{}records show that there were 10 slayings in the city last month. That the most slayings in a single month in the city in nearly two decades since the gang wars in the early 1990s.{}In December 1993 there were 11.

      {}

      Little Rock Police Chief Stuart Thomas says there were three double homicides in July including a pregnant woman whose fetus is counted among the victims.{} Thomas says all three were committed by people who knew the victims.

      {}

      Thomas says the circumstances that include people knowing the victims make the deaths different from 1993 when the issues were about gangs and turf wars.

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER