Upon arrival, police confirmed a female victim who had suffered a gunshot wound.
Police had earlier issued an arrest warrant for Roberts for first-degree murder.
According to police, he arrived at the 200 block of Unetta Street Thursday afternoon when an altercation occurred.
He poured gasoline on her body and set it aflame inside a stolen car near Treasure and Arts streets in the St. - It was a heartbreaking day in Locust Grove on Friday, as the first officer in the citys 124-year history was killed in the line of duty while helping Henry County deputies serve an arrest warrant.
Officer Chase Maddox, a nearly 5-year veteran of the force, had met up with two Henry County Deputies at a home on St. The deputies were trying to serve a warrant for failure to appear on an individual.
Morbitzer said the officers were responding to a potential domestic situation.
A neighbor who heard the gunfire said it happened at a home where the occupants were always arguing and fighting.Under a deal that will spare him a death sentence, , 48, confessed last week to killing three women in 11 months in 2007-08, Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said Thursday.Cannizzaro's office dubbed Brant, who has already been sentenced to life in prison for killing in the same period, a serial killer."I don't know what's going on in our country-- but all of a sudden, the boys in blue have targets on their backs," said a tearful Norris Howell, who knew Officer Maddox and attends church with his family.Meanwhile, the man the three law enforcement officers were trying to take into custody was identified by the GBI as 39-year-old Tierra Guthrie, who was wanted for failure to appear in court regarding traffic violations. Hattiesburg police arrest (black) suspect in Thursday homicide of a (White) woman Hattiesburg police have arrested John Erskins Roberts Jr.They believe he could plead guilty as soon as he is arraigned in a New Orleans court.