Garnet West Obituary – Authorities have released the name of the person who was shot and killed Friday night, Nov. 17 in Prentiss County. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar identified the victim as Garnet West, 53, of Booneville. He had been shot multiple times.
The shooting happened at a home on Highway 4 East near the Hobo Station community. Deputies found the victim lying in a yard. Deputies arrested the person who lived there, 35-year-old Louis Poutoa, and charged him with capital murder.
The sheriff released no more details about what led up to the shooting.