Local man charged with murder, allegedly killed girlfriend

Sarah Perry

A Hot Spring County man was charged last week in connection with his girlfriend’s death. Deadrick Garner, 20, is facing charges for first-degree murder and theft of property. Police began investigating the incident May 29 when the victim’s parents reported their daughter missing. She had previously told them she “was going for a drive,” according to court documents. Read more in Wednesdays July 29 MDR newspaper edition.