Jacksonville Police Find Body, May be Homicide

By Rusty Mizell

Jacksonville - Police are investigating the discovery of a body found behind a building on Redmond Road on Friday morning.

Just after 9 a.m. police were called to 215 South Redmond Road, where a body was found in the parking lot behind the Wild West Auction building.

Officers say the body is that of a black male in his early 20's. Police are working to identify the man.

Investigators say it appears the man is a homicide victim, and that he had blunt force trauma to the body.

The man's body has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab for identification and further investigation.

If you have information that could help, call the Jacksonville Police Department at (501) 982-3191.