Suspect arrested in Rector shooting

Monday, February 25, 2013
Adam Hackworth

The Rector Police Department has arrested a suspect as part of an investigation into an alleged attack on two people.

Adam Dale Hackworth, 28, is currently incarcerated in the Clay County Detention Center in Piggott. Officials believe Hackworth, of Piggott, savagely beat Jennifer Walton of Rector and shot Daniel Faris of Greenway during an altercation Friday night in the Stafford addition of Rector. Hackworth was arrested near the locations where Walton and Faris were found by responders.

Both Walton and Faris were taken by helicopter to the Med in Memphis. Updates on their conditions from family and friends indicated both Walton and Faris had improved while in treatment, but further details could not be confirmed as of this writing.

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