Two people who were found shot to death inside an apartment in the Dollarway area Monday have been identified. Jefferson County Coroner Chad Kelley identified the victims as Charles McCuen, 53, and Gloria Owler, 47. They were pronounced dead by Deputy Coroner Jason Duren, who listed the cause of death as apparent gunshot wounds to the upper body.


The bodies were found after police responded in the early morning hours to a report that someone had been shot at 1504 N. Haley St. The two deaths bring to 15 the number of homicides in Pine Bluff this year in 13 separate incidents. There were 10 homicides reported in Pine Bluff last year.


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