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North Little Rock police arrest suspect in double homicide at apartment complex

Three suspects have been arrested in the double homicide at the Greens at the Rock apartment complex in North Little Rock on April 26.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — 19-year-olds Martez Holmes and Joecortland Roberson have been arrested in connection to a double homicide on April 26 at a North Little Rock apartment complex.

According to North Little Rock police, the incident took place at The Greens at the Rock apartments.

Officers responded around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, April 26, in reference to shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers located two individuals, identified as Roderick Shelby II and Andrea Verser, at the scene. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

"Shelby and Verser were shot and killed while exiting their vehicle at Shelby’s apartment in North Little Rock," NLRPD said in a statement released on June 7.

On July 27, 21-year-old Kevon Turner was taken into custody by US Marshals in Cedar Hill, Texas in connection to the killings.

According to North Little Rock police, Turner was arrested at an apartment complex in Cedar Hill where he was reportedly staying with friends and family.

Police said he will be extradited back to Arkansas within the next few weeks.

More information will be released when it becomes available. 

Anyone with info concerning this incident can call the NLRPD tip-line at 501-680-8439.

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