GARLAND COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Shaquilla and Zay’vion Watts, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, have been identified as the mother and son found dead in Garland County Tuesday.

Shaquilla, 21, and 5-year-old Zay’vion, where both found dead in a Hot Springs apartment on Tuesday afternoon.


According to reports, police were dispatched to an apartment in Hot Springs to perform a welfare check. When they arrived, the mother and son were found deceased. Police later said that homicide is suspected.

A cause of death was not provided and no suspect information was provided.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the victims:

The deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Garland County is located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,024. The county seat is Hot Springs. Garland County comprises the Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.