NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police in North Little Rock say they have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of his mother in August.
Officials with the North Little Rock Police Department said Cody Shontel Howard was arrested Thursday and faces capital charges.
Officers said they responded to a home in the 2300 block of North Schaer Street shortly after 10:15 p.m. on Aug. 31. When officers arrived, they said they found a woman, later identified as 69-year-old Matilda Howard, dead inside the home.
Detectives began an investigation, and an autopsy determined that it was a homicide. Investigators eventually identified Cody Howard as the suspect.
Howard is now being held in the Pulaski County Regional Jail without bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on November 8.
Officials with the North Little Rock Police Department continue to investigate this case, and authorities ask that anyone with information about the case contact 501-680-8439 or Detective Adam Williams at 501-771-7167.