Suspect arrested in Airways apartment homicide - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Suspect arrested in Airways apartment homicide

Memphis Police homicide investigators have charged Mario Leavy, 23, with second degree murder in connection with the death of Quarterus Simmons, 32.

Police officers and fire crews responded to a call about an apartment fire in the 4600 block of Airways around 1:40 on Friday afternoon.

They discovered Simmons' body inside the fire-damaged apartment.

Simmons died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, and investigators believe he and Leavy may have know each other and the shooting may have been drug-related. 

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