Dead Body Found Near Highway 65 South
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Communications Director/Public Information Officer
870-329-5638 - Cell
DEAD BODY FOUND NEAR HIGHWAY 65 SOUTH: March 25, 2019 – Jefferson County, AR – Jefferson County Deputies were dispatched to a field, located 2 miles south of the intersection of Highway 65 South and Highway 425, after receiving an alert from working farmers who had observed an unclothed body lying in the field. Deputies arrived on scene at 4:45 p.m. discovering the body and clothing in close proximity. Investigators will collect evidence and identification information will be released once the next of kin has been notified. The cause of death is undetermined at this time. The body will be transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy. The investigation is ongoing.