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Press Release: March 2020 Hollywood Park Murder Case; Capital Murder Arrest – HOT SPRINGS

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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

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Capital Murder Charge For March 2020 Hollywood Park Homicide

On 3/14/2020 at approximately 11:38 PM, the HSPD responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Hollywood Park located at 411 Hollywood Avenue. Upon the officers’ arrival, they discovered the body of Joshua Severns (20) who had been shot to death.

On July 9th, 2020 Detectives arrested Payton Mann (18) of Hot Springs for the murder of Joshua Severns. Mann is charged with Capital Murder (Y Felony) and Aggravated Robbery (Y Felony). 

Mann is currently being held in the Garland County Detention Center on a zero bond.

Joshua Severns – murdered in March 2020 at Hollywood Park.

Payton Mann (18) of Hot Springs – charged with Capital Murder in the March 2020 shooting death of Joshua Severns.