Wednesday 10th August 2022

A Union man is dead and his alleged killer is in the Hardin County Jail.

The body of Steve Reece was discovered early yesterday morning after a 911 call was made about an unresponsive individual. Hardin County Sheriff’s officials found Reece’s body in the bedroom in the house in 300 block of Commercial street,

The DCI was called in and later yesterday arrested Osborn Gavel of Baxter, Arkansas, who has been charged with first-degree murder. Gavel reported struck Reece. Gavel and others had stayed with Reece on Monday evening.