Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
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Press Release – HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Officer First Class Omar Cervantes)
May 28, 2021 Pleasant Valley Street Murder Arrest
On May 18, 2021, at approximately 10:40 a.m., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to 206 Pleasant Valley Street in reference to a report of a possibly deceased person. Officers were directed into the residence where they located Larry Wayne Natt, 70, of Hot Springs, deceased. The Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene to further investigate the death.
On June 22, 2021, with the assistance of the Arkansas Community Corrections SRT Team, the Arkansas State Police and Russellville Police Department, James Anthony Barron, 25, was arrested for the murder of Larry Wayne Natt. Barron was charged with Murder in the First Degree and transported to the Garland County Detention Center with no bond.