Jonesboro Police check records of murder victim

JONESBORO, AR (AP) - Jonesboro police are taking a look at personal records of a businessman who was found shot dead in his home.

Despain was found dead Wednesday afternoon by his wife. He worked as a real estate appraiser but also operated, BZB Investments, which owned several rental homes.

Police have not yet developed a suspect, but have examined property records and found that about 30 of BZB's properties have been subject to foreclosure in Craighead and Greene counties.

Autopsy results are pending. Police say they may learn more once the autopsy report is complete.

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