April 21, 2024

WEST HELENA, Ark. – Arkansas State Police’s (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is working to locate a Helena man for killing a teenager outside a party following Helena-West Helena’s Central High School (CHS) Prom.

Agents have identified a suspect, Donterious Stephens, 19, of Helena, a previous graduate, who will be charged with First Degree Murder and Possession of Firearms by Certain Persons in the death of Lorenzo Harrison III, 18, a CHS senior.

Phillips County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) requested assistance at about 1 a.m. on Sunday April 21, 2024.

The incident occurred after the CHS Prom at an event attended by students located across the street from Ater Warehouse, located at 3235 Highway 49 in West Helena.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts is requested to contact PCSO or CID Company A at (870) 970-6082.

The deceased will be transported to the Arkansas State Crime Lab, where an autopsy will determine cause and manner of death.