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Kevin Duck sentenced to 6 years for probation violations

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HOT SPRING COUNTY (KATV) -
The man accused of murdering a Hot Springs Village police dispatcher was sentenced to six years for violation of probation is a separate case.

A Hot Spring County judge found Kevin Duck guilty of violating three conditions of his probation stemming from an aggravated assault charge in 2009.

Duck was arrested in November 2013 for the 2011 murder of Hot Springs Village police dispatcher Dawna Natzke.

Although Tuesday's probation revocation trial was on a separate charge, the two are related.

Duck was in Colorado when he was arrested for Natzke's murder and did not have a travel pass or permission to be out of the state, as outlined in his probation conditions.

The probation was originally for three years, but in 2012 was extended through October 2014.

Judge Chris Williams also found Duck guilty of violating the residence and employment condition by obtaining a Louisiana driver's licence and failing to report the address change to his probation officer.

Duck is charged with first degree murder in Natzke's death, which violates another condition. Judge Williams clarified you do not have to be convicted - only charged - to violate the condition. 

He called these willful violations and sentenced Duck to six years.

Duck's father, Luther, who has spoken out in the past about his son's involvement in Natzke's death... was also there.

"I'm sad because he's my son," Luther Duck told Channel 7. "I'm sad that his life did come down to this."

Duck's murder trial with Garland County is scheduled for July.