AR Man Basha Thomas ID’d As Victim Found Fatally Shot In West Memphis Vehicle Sunday Morning

WEST MEMPHIS, AR. (THECOUNT) — Basha Thomas, of West Memphis, has been identified as the victim discovered suffering from fatal gunshot injuries while seated in a vehicle in West Memphis, Arkansas on Sunday morning.

Thomas, 24, was found shot and killed while sitting in a car in West Memphis, Arkansas, after shots were fired in the 2900 block of East Jackson Avenue, near S Loop Dr, in West Memphis, AR, around 6 a.m. Sunday Morning.

Officials responded to a call of shots fire and arrived to find the victim shot and killed while seated in a vehicle, reports Fox13Memphis.

No suspect or motive information was immediately provided by officials.

West Memphis Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to break the sad news:

According to social media, Thomas attended ASU Mid-South and West Memphis High School. He was originally from Memphis, Tennessee.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 26,245 at the 2010 census, ranking it as the state’s 18th largest city, behind Bella Vista. It is part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and is located directly across the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee – Wikipedia.

Decorated NC Paratrooper Found Dead In Fayetteville Home

Specialist Brock Rollins, a decorated paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, was found dead at a residence in Fayetteville on Saturday, military authorities said.

Officials say they are investigating the cause of death of Rollins. Foul play was not mentioned in the report by military police.

Rollins was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. He had been in the Army since 2010 and the 82nd since March 2011. He deployed to Afghanistan in a combat role twice.

“Specialist Brock Rollins volunteered to serve in our Army in a time of war and for that we are grateful,” said Col. Pat Work, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Continue reading


The Sonic Drive-in in the 5900 block of Cliffdale Road in Fayetteville is the scene of a police-involved shooting.

Authorities were called to the incident that involved the serving of a warrant. Officials did not released any other details surrounding the shooting.


The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating. Continue reading

High School Student DID WHAT? Accepting Diploma?

Quintin Murphy, a Raleigh, NC., student, is minus his diploma after performing a impromptu striptease during his high school graduation ceremony.

Murphy claims the strip-stunt was not a prank, but rather a demonstration to bring attention to the plight of Iraqi and Afghanistan veterans with PTSD. Um okay.

Quintin Murphy graduation

“I deeply apologize if you guys took it the wrong way,” said Murphy, continuing, “Fayetteville does not have the best VA hospital, I have been there with my uncle and grandfather, and I’ve see how poor things are, and like these are men that have served.” Continue reading