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Press Release: 4 Adults & 1 Juvenile Charged In Missing HS Man’s Fatal Shooting – HOT SPRINGS

Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Press Release – HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Officer First Class Omar Cervantes)

Arrests Made In Christopher Jennings Death Case

On August 26, 2020, Detectives with the Hot Springs Police Department arrested five individuals in connection with the death of 20 year old Christopher Jennings, who was reported missing on August 12, 2020. Jennings’ body was discovered on August 14, 2020 in Pope County, Arkansas.

The suspects who were arrested are John Liapis (18), Dakota White (18), Logan Snyder (19), Donald Ritchey (19), and Robert Krah (17). Krah has been charged as an adult.

The charges filed in this case include the following: Manslaughter, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Abuse of a Corpse, Theft by Receiving / Firearm, Aggravated Assault, and Terroristic Threatening. All suspects were transported to the Garland County Detention Center.

John George Liapis, 18, of Mason Street in Hot Springs

Donald Stone Ritchey, 19, of Beard Street in Hot Springs

Logan Chase Snyder, 19, of Beard Street in Hot Springs

Dakota Lee White, 18, of Little Mazarn Road in Garland County

Robert Krah, 17, of Lees Landing in Garland County