Suspect arrested after body discovered inside West Memphis home

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- West Memphis Police have made an arrest after a body was discovered inside a home this afternoon.

Lester Thomas, 39, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

He will be in court on Friday, September 2

Investigators were called to the  400 block of Balfour around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said when they arrived they found the body in the back of the house.

At this time, they have not identified the person or determined their cause of death.

A search warrant is being obtained to search the house.