Jerry Lard trial reveals officer begged for his life before being shot

Jerry Lard (Source: Trumann Police Department)
Jerry Lard (Source: Trumann Police Department)

(WMC-TV) – New details are emerging out of the Jerry Lard trial Tuesday morning.

Lard's defense team admitted in court that Trumann, Arkansas police officer Jonathan Schmidt died at Lard's hands.

And a key witness testified that Officer Schmidt begged Lard for his life.

We will continue to update this story, so check back with throughout the day.

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