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Murder Arrest..Murder Warrant Issued In Double Shooting Case – HOT SPRINGS


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Press Release – HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Media Relations Officer)

Lily Ruth Court Double Shooting Homicide Follow Up

On May 12th 2019, the Hot Springs Police Department responded to Lily Ruth Court in reference to a shooting. It was discovered that Donald King (50) and Donyell King (23) had been shot. Donyell King died of his injuries a short time later at a local hospital.

On May 17th 2019, Detectives with the Hot Springs Police Department arrested Kaylen Burks (23) of Malvern for Murder in the First Degree (Accomplice) Terroristic Act (Accomplice) and Battery in the First Degree (Accomplice) for his involvement in the homicide.

We are attempting to locate Tommy Eddie Woodfork III (18) of Malvern for Murder in the First Degree, Terroristic Act and Battery in the 1st Degree. Woodfork should be considered armed and dangerous.

Kaylen Burks is currently being held at the Garland County Detention Center on a 0 bond.
If you know the whereabouts of Woodfork, please call 911.

Kaylen Burks (23) of Malvern – arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the double shooting/murder on Lily Ruth Court last week.

Tommy Eddie Woodfork III (18) of Malvern – Wanted for 1st Degree Murder in connection to the Lily Ruth Court double shooting/murder investigation from last week.