A 29-year-old Monticello man has been arrested in connection with the beating death of Roxanne Best, 33, whose body was found Thursday inside a Monticello apartment.

Cameron King is being held on a $500,000 bond. Police said Best was killed with a 2x4.

The Arkansas State Police has been requested to assist in the investigation. Special Agents of the state police Criminal Investigation Division have been assigned to the case.

Local police officers responded at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday to Turtle Creek Apartments at 113 Oakland Avenue, where they found Best’s badly beaten body, which was transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to determine the exact manner and cause of death.