Murder investigation underway in West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – Authorities are searching for answers in an apparent homicide Sunday in West Memphis.

The press release from the West Memphis Police Department says on February 5, 2023, at approximately 2:49 pm West Memphis Police Dispatch received a call stating an unknown subject had been shot in the 2900 Block of S.L Henry.

Officers arrived on scene and observed a black male, later identified as Kaveyon Caruthers, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. EMS made the scene to attempt life saving measures, but he did not survive his injuries.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigative Division made the scene to begin their investigation and no arrests have been made at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone who may have seen something is urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 870-732-7554.

Press Release

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