Two arrested in connection to Lonoke County homicide

During the investigation, 54-year-old Ricky Allen Williams, of Butlerville, was developed as a suspect. He was arrested, along with his mother.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — According to Little Rock police officers and detectives, a homicide that was originally reported on South Elm Street didn’t occur in the city.

The homicide occurred on Wednesday night, Feb. 3.

Police were called to the 1400 block of South Elm in regards to a medical call and found John Harp unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

After speaking with witnesses, Little Rock detectives determined the incident happened in Lonoke County.

The Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office took over the homicide investigation.

During the investigation, 54-year-old Ricky Allen Williams, of Butlerville, was developed as a suspect. He was arrested for the offenses of Capitol Murder and Possession of a Firearm.

William’s mother, 76-year-old Willie Faye Thompson, was also arrested for the offense of Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.

Both are being held at the Lonoke County Detention Center with no bond.

We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.