Kevin Thornton death unfolds


Like Juneau, a small Arkansas town is trying to make sense of the death of a 19-year-old Juneau man who was allegedly beaten by four teenage boys while he was visiting their community.

As previously reported, Kevin Thornton died from his injuries Wednesday in a Little Rock Hospital, where’d been in a coma for a week. The sheriff’s investigator is calling the assault “completely random violence. “ The youth charged in the attack will be tried as adults for murder.

Rosemarie Alexander has been piecing the story together.