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Press Release: Greenwood Cemetery Murder; Arrests Made – MALVERN


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All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

These arrests took place yesterday in Hot Spring County.  To go to the scene at Grenwood Cemetery CLICK HERE.

Press Release – HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Officer 1st Class Joey Williams)

Arrests Follow Greenwood Cemetery Murder

On 11/15/2017, the Hot Springs Police Department in conjunction with Arkansas Community Corrections Response Team, US Marshals Service, Arkansas State Police, Malvern Police Department and the Hot Spring County Sheriff Department, arrested Steven Wood (42) of Hot Springs for Murder 1st Degree and Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution. Stephanie Shell (21) of Malvern Arkansas was also arrested for Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.

These arrests are related to the murder of Cory Richardson on 10/23/17, whose body was located at Greenwood Cemetery.

Additional arrests in this case are anticipated.

Wood is being held at the Garland County Detention Center on zero bond with an additional Parole Hold.

Shell is also being held at the Garland County Detention Center on $25,000 bond.