Search for 2nd suspect in Nov. triple murder

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– LRPD confirmed on Thursday, November’s triple homicide case is not closed and remains an active investigation despite one arrest months ago. 

Larry Luckey lost his daughter in the triple murder on November 16, 2018.

He said, “The community got to help us do it (find the suspect). It’s up to the community. They’re the one holding him.”

The dad desperately pleads for his community’s help to find a killer. 

22-year-old Joshua Williams sits in the Pulaski Co. jail in connection with the case. Cops in San Diego said they found the suspect LRPD was searching for in January after being on the run. 

LRPD said detectives believe there is still at least one additional suspect they are searching for before closing the case. 

Little Rock PD said a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction remains up for grabs in this case. 

Larry Luckey’s daughter LaTija Luckey, who was 18-years-old, was killed in the murder.

He said he does not want his community to forget there is a second suspect on the loose because one suspect is in jail.

We talked with him on Thursday on the same stretch of road where his daughter, his nephew and his nephew’s girlfriend were shot and killed.

He fixed each cross that fell and adjusted the candles that sat on the side of 14th street.

Luckey then blew a kiss to his angel- his daughter. 

“I don’t want to wake up now mourning not doing nothing[sic]. I don’t want to be the father that’s 3 years from now talking about I want the killer. I’m going to be here every day until they catch the killer,” he told us.

4 people were shot last November. The 3 who died were 20-years-old and younger. 

It happened nearly 5 months ago. 

“It don’t even seem like that [sic],” Luckey said. 

The determined dad said he wants his community to know that despite one suspect in jail that police believe another at least one is still on the run. 

He said, “Somebody knows who it is and for that somebody who’s holding him I want them to get prison time too.”

We talked with LRPD Lt. Michael Ford after meeting with Luckey. 

Lt. Ford said, “We’re just looking for some tips or leads.”

He said detectives need somebody who knows something to speak up. 

“And probably the only way we’re going to be able to get another arrest is if somebody comes forward and says ‘hey I know the person who did it’ and gives us information on why it occurred (and) how it occurred (and) information like that,” the officer said.

Lt. Ford explained no information has been released about the second suspect because police are still waiting on the tip that will give them the information they need.

“3 people lost their lives at one time so what makes you think he’s (suspect) not going to do it again?” Luckey said.  

The father made it clear that he won’t stop talking until there’s complete justice.  

“For her. I’m going to do this every day or die trying,” he said as he searches for answers. 

If you have any information call the Little Rock Police Department. You can stay anonymous.

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