Woman charged with murder after Pine Bluff man found dead at Staples

PINE BLUFF, Ark — A Pine Bluff woman has been arrested and charged with murder after police found a dead man near Staples.

According to the Pine Bluff Police Department, officers arrived to the scene in reference to a shooting.

Once they arrived, officers found 43-year-old Stanley Jones with apparent gunshot wounds. He pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested 28-year-old Kendra Howard and charged her with first degree murder.

This is the city’s ninth homicide in 2020.

We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.

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