Trumann Crime

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  • 2 fatal shootings by officers ruled justified

    Aug 31, 2018 | via NWAonline 

    The Trumann police chief who fatally shot a man earlier this month, and the three other law enforcement officers who shot and killed a Missouri man during an interstate shootout last month were all justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor has decided. Second Judicial Circuit Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington has reviewed the state police investigation of Trumann Police Chief Chadwick Henson's shooting of 49-year-old John Kelley on Aug. 3 and found that Henson's actions were justified to defend his own life.


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  • Arkansas Prosecutor Says Chief Justified In Deadly S...

    Aug 26, 2018 | via 

    An Arkansas prosecutor says a northeast Arkansas police chief who fatally shot a man in an exchange of gunfire in which the chief was wounded was justified in using deadly force. Little Rock television station KATV reports prosecutor Scott Ellington said Saturday that Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson was acting in self-defense when he returned fire and killed Johnny Kelley.


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