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On 4/28/17, just after 2am officers responded to a welfare check in the 4300 block of Central Avenue in reference to a person lying in the street. Upon arrival officers located a deceased female in the southbound lane. At this time it is unknown what occurred. The incident is currently being investigated as possibly being traffic related and more information will be released when it becomes available.
The identity of the female is not being released pending notification of next of kin. Anyone having any information should call the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789.

Ashdown teen killed at weekend birthday party

Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl after she was shot and killed at a birthday party.
According to Arkansas State Police, 17-year-old Caitlin Caskey of Ashdown was shot Saturday night at a home on Highway 32 West in Foreman, where she was attending a birthday party.
The owner of the home where the shooting took place was taken into custody. Tracie Dierks, 40, is charged with manslaughter.
Caskey’s body was taken to the State Crime Lab where an autopsy will be performed to confirm manner and cause of death.
State Police investigators and Little River County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the incident and have not yet released information about what led to the shooting.


Courtesy of KATV