Richard Tarver pleads not guilty - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Richard Tarver pleads not guilty

Richard Tarver (Source: Craighead Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Richard Tarver (Source: Craighead Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The man accused of killing 90-year-old Lavinda Counce was in court Thursday.

Richard Tarver pleaded not guilty to capital murder.

Court documents indicate that Tarver admitted to killing Counce after he abducted her from her home.

He could face the death penalty if convicted of capital murder.

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