EUREKA SPRINGS (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man in the New Year's Eve slaying of a Eureka Springs woman but have not formally charged him.
Carroll County Sheriff Bob Grudek 21-year-old Laura Aceves was found dead on Monday. She was lying in a pool of blood in her apartment.
The Harrison Daily Times reports that investigators say she was shot and a "metal object" was found lodged in her head.
An 18-year-old Berryville man was arrested as a possible suspect and a gun was found at his residence.
Grudek says he's waiting for the medical examiner's report and other evidence before determining whether the suspect should be formally charged.Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.