SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE DROWNING
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Major Gary McClain
870.541.5351 Office / 870.329.5638 Cell
SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE DROWNING: Jefferson County, Arkansas - February 6, 2023 - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after a body was found in a swimming pool in the early hours of Monday morning.
On Monday, February 6, 2023, at approximately 2:41 AM Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2100 block of Cook Road, where the body of a man was found in a swimming pool. The man was later identified as eighty-year-old Willis Baker, who resides at the home.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office responded to the scene and pronounced Baker deceased. At this time foul play is not suspected but the investigation is ongoing. The body is being sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to determine the cause and manner of death.