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Funeral services set for Chief Deputy of Lafayette County

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Chief Deputy Pete Richardson Chief Deputy Pete Richardson
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Ark. (KTBS) -

Services are planned to honor an Arklatex officer killed while performing an act of kindness.

A memorial service for Pete Richardson is set for Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Stamps, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Springhill Christian Church building fund in Springhill.

Michael Ackart is charged with second-degree murder in Richardson's death.

Authorities believe Ackart grabbed the wheel of Richardson's car forcing the vehicle to swerve into oncoming traffic.

Richardson's vehicle collided with an SUV and a tractor-trailer.

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