Mechanical problem forces plane to land on Arkansas Lane

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane.  ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

A privately owned plane was forced to land on Arkansas Lane Saturday afternoon after experiencing a mechanical problem.

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©bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

Woman found shot to death, one man in custody

Police found the body of woman with gunshot wounds in a car in the 1300 block of Daja Lane around midnight Wednesday.

Police spokesman Detective Lyle Gensler said a male suspect was found at the scene and he was taken into custody. He is currently being held in the Grand Prairie Detention facility where he is being investigated for Murder. This is believed to be a family violence offense.

Detective Gensler added that this is still a very active case. The jurisdiction of the case is not certain, considering the vehicle may have been traveling through the Dallas, Ft Worth area when the victim was shot.

  • Victim: Florencia Padilla, 20
  • Suspect: Anthony Marcus, 20