MAY 5, 2021
The Arkansas State Police has been requested to lead an investigation into the death of a 73 year old Helena-West Helena woman. Special Agents of the state police Criminal Investigation Division have opened a homicide case after local police discovered the body of Genoria Mosby outside her home at 121 South 5th Street earlier today.
Helena-West Helena police officers were sent into the neighborhood at 8:55 PM, Tuesday (May 4th) after they were notified of gunfire in the area. No one was found wounded at the time, nor anything to indicate trouble in the area. After sunrise this morning Mosby’s body was found. There was evidence to lead police to believe she had been struck by gunfire.
The body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab where a manner and cause of death will be determined. The investigation remains active and on-going.