The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division is leading the investigation into a homicide that occurred yesterday at the request of Lake Village Police Department authorities. Jayani L. Jordan, 18, was the victim of an apparent homicide yesterday evening (Sunday, January 8th) while walking in the front yard of a residence located at 604 Elm Street in the city of Lake Village.
Lake Village Police Officer’s responded to the home around 4:15pm yesterday afternoon, after a witness reported a shooting incident in the area. Jordan was found in the front yard, shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. Jordan’s body has been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory where a manner and cause of death will be determined.
As of this afternoon, no suspects have been identified and the investigation is continuing. Agents will submit a criminal case file to the Chicot County prosecuting attorney upon completion of their investigation.