Kansas City police arrested a 39-year-old man today at Kansas City International Airport in connection with the death of a 59-year-old woman in Arkansas on Tuesday.
Authorities from Beebe, Ark., asked Kansas City police for help in finding the man, who is considered a "person of interest" in the apparent homicide of a the woman at her home. A neighbor saw the victim's door had been forced open and called police about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. It was Beebe's first homicide in 15 years, said Police Chief Wayne Ballew. The city has a population of about 8,700.