Lieutenant Kevin Clyde Mainhart ~ End of Watch Thursday, May 11, 2017 Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle involved in a domestic disturbance. He was responding to the call just after 7 a.m. when he encountered a vehicle connected to the disturbance on Highway 27 and Slo Fork Road. During the course of the stop the subject fatally shot him. A passerby located his body and notified other deputies. Additional units responded to the home of the original call and located two murder victims at the location. The subject identified as James Bowden, surrendered to authorities after barricading himself in a nearby home for several hours. Bowden plead guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Lieutenant Mainhart was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He joined the Yell County Sheriff's Department after retiring from the West Memphis, Arkansas, Police Department. Lt. Mainhart is survived by his wife, two sons, parents and brother. The following video is in memory of Lt. Kevin Mainhart. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.