Garfield man arrested in homicide case

Posted: February 25, 2017 at 1:06 a.m.

A Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputy accompanies Grant Hardin (right) as he is led Friday for his bond hearing at the Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville. Hardin was arrested in connection with the death of James Appleton, Sheriff Shawn Holloway said.

Gateway Mayor Andrew Tillman was on the phone with his brother-in-law who worked for the city when the man was fatally shot by the town's former police chief, according to a probable cause affidavit.

James Appleton

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