Arkansas State Police Special Agents are investigating the discovery of a person’s body found earlier today alongside U.S. Highway 65 near the Arkansas and Louisiana border.
Agents were unable to determine whether the remains were those of a man or woman. The body was in an extended state of decomposition and is being transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for purposes of identification and to determine the manner and cause of death.
Meanwhile agents have begun contacting state and local law enforcement agencies in the area to inquire about missing person reports. The investigation is continuing.