Region 8 man's death from cliff fall ruled accidental - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Region 8 man's death from cliff fall ruled accidental

Charles Ragland     Provided by Baxter County Sheriff's Dept. Charles Ragland Provided by Baxter County Sheriff's Dept.

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Baxter County Sheriff's Department and National Parks Service has determined that the death of Charles Ragland was due to an accidental fall.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department, they received a call on December 9 that two people may have fallen from Misty Cliffs.

A few hours later police found Elizabeth Hubbard and Charles Ragland at the bottom of Misty Cliffs. Hubbard was severely injured and was transported to a local hospital, Ragland was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy found that Ragland's blood alcohol level was .19%.

No foul play is suspected in the injuries sustained to Elizabeth Hubbard, or in the death of Charles Ragland.

©2010 KAIT All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Tornado watch extended into more counties, flash flood warning issued for region

    Tornado watch extended into more counties, flash flood warning issued for region

    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-24 20:04:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The National Weather Service has extended to tornado watch now include Izard, Sharp, and Stone counties along with Cleburne, Independence, Jackson, White, and Woodruff counties until 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

    The National Weather Service has extended to tornado watch now include Izard, Sharp, and Stone counties along with Cleburne, Independence, Jackson, White, and Woodruff counties until 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

  • UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-02-24 18:30:25 GMT
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

  • Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-23 21:36:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:36 AM EST2018-02-24 13:36:28 GMT

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

Powered by Frankly