Resident at DeSoto group home beats roommate to death

The DeSoto Police Department is investigating a fatal beating that occurred Wednesday evening in the 700 block of Tara Drive.

At around 5:00pm on Wednesday evening, DeSoto police officers were called to the scene and located a 45-year-old man laying unresponsive near the side of a home. Paramedics also responded and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him with beating the victim to death. Officials say the two lived at a nearby group home on Jamille Drive. He has been charged with Murder.

The incident remains under investigation.