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UPDATE: West Monroe Police investigating homicide

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UPDATE:

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police confirm that the victim of this mornings homicide was 65-year-old Arthur Smith.  

Police are asking for the community's help.  Anyone with information about this homicide is urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of the West Monroe Police Department at 318-396-0550 or Det. P. Blunschi at 318-397-6747.

This is the first homicide reported within the city limits of West Monroe for the 2013 calendar year. 

The investigation is still on-going at this time. 

UPDATE:

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - West Monroe Police officials have confirmed that the investigation into the homicide on South 2nd and Coleman Avenue is still in process.

Detectives are still on the scene of the crime.  

West Monroe Police say that the Crime Unit was dispatched at 4 AM this morning to investigate.

UPDATE:

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that a male was killed last night in West Monroe.

A roommate of the victim tells KNOE 8 News that he walked into his residence this morning at 3:30 and found the male beaten up and stabbed to death.

Police have not released any official statements at this time.  The case is ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY:

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - West Monroe Police have confirmed that they are investigating a homicide.

Detectives are on the scene at South 2nd Streets and Coleman Avenue in West Monroe.

No other details have been given at this time.  KNOE 8 News has a crew headed to the scene at this time.

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