SEDGWICK, Ark. -- Lawrence County authorities have confirmed that two men are dead as the result of an apparent murder-suicide that occurred shortly after 11 this morning in a field near the Lawrence and Greene County lines, just east of Sedgwick off U.S. 63.
Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies say 53-year-old Murle Lamb shot and killed Rusty Reithemeyer, 33, of Sedgwick, while Reithemeyer was harvesting grain on a combine. The incident marks the first homicide in Lawrence County this year. The bodies of both men are to be sent to the state crime laboratory for autopsies.