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STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING WARD HOMICIDE

March 24, 2017

The Ward Police Department received a call yesterday afternoon (Thursday, March 23rd) reporting a homicide at 121 Pinter Lane.

Local police officers arrived to the residence to find Lori Hannah, 36, of Ward, dead inside the home. The body has been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to confirm a manner and cause of death.

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division were contacted to assist the Ward Police Department, as the case continues to be investigated today.

The Arkansas State Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Brian Keith Freeman, 41, in connection with the homicide. Arrest warrants have been issued, charging Freeman with Capitol Murder. Freeman is described as 5 feet, 5 inch tall weighing approximately 165 pounds. Freeman is known to have ties in Texas and Oklahoma. He has brown eyes and brown hair, and should be considered armed and dangerous. Please do not approach him.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the Arkansas State Police at 501-618-8100.