Homicide Suspected in Elderly Pea Ridge Woman’s Death


PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KNWA) — An elderly Pea Ridge woman’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

Ruby Ross, 81, is believed to be a homicide victim, according to a news release issued by Sgt. Shannon Jenkins with the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies traveled to 11001 Blue Jay Road in Pea Ridge to perform a welfare check on Ross. When they arrived they found Ross deceased.

“Detectives found the death to be suspicious and they are actively investigating,” Jenkins said. “We believe the incident is isolated with no immediate danger to the public.”

No further information or comments were released.

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