On Tuesday, April 30, a Garland County patrol deputy attempted a traffic stop on Hwy 7 South and found a body located in the vehicle.

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During the traffic stop, the suspect, later identified as Kieth Ashlock, fled and crashed through the gate at Hamilton Point Condominiums. 

After capturing the suspect and conducting a vehicle inventory search, the body of a white male was located in the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation the victim has been identified as 65-year-old Jimmie Fryar who resides in Montgomery County. 

Ashlock has been charged with Murder in the 1st Degree.

The investigation is ongoing with the Arkansas State Police and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the Garland County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division at 501-622-3660