Pemiscot County man arrested in shooting death of sister

Arsenio Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)
Arsenio Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)

PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – A Pemiscot County man was arrested on murder and armed criminal action charges for the death of his sister.

Police arrested 32-year-old Arsenio Jones. He faces murder 2nd degree and armed criminal action charges.

Pemiscot County 911 received a call to 73 County Highway 415 in reference to a shooting at 6:51 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22.

Deputies found Lorinda Branch, 38, had been fatality shot at the home. She was Jones’ sister.

Jones who also lives at the home.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control and Caruthersville Police Department continue the investigation.

Formal charges are expected Thursday.

Jones was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail.

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