Fort Smith police investigating reported homicide, victim identified


FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) — Fort Smith police are investigating a possible homicide.

Public Information Officer Aric Mitchell with the Fort Smith Police Department said Jose Botello showed up to a residence in the 1400 block of North Greenwood and was bleeding profusely.

Botello died while in route to a nearby hospital.

Police have yet to identify if Botello was stabbed or shot, or more details about the homicide.

Witnesses were being interviewed Monday night, July 22.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Fort Smith police.

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