- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

BAY, Ark. (AP) - A Bay man has been charged in the abduction and death of a 90-year-old woman.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (https://bit.ly/1fbsiD1 reports 30-year-old Richard Jordon Tarver was charged Thursday for the abduction and killing of Lavinda Counce.

According to authorities, Counce was found dead in a cornfield west of Bay on July 12. She had disappeared nine days earlier.

Tarver is being held at the Craighead County jail. It was not immediately clear if he has an attorney.


Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, https://www.arkansasonline.com

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