Police find missing Batesville man dead - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Police find missing Batesville man dead

Laurence McKinney (Source: McKinney Family) Laurence McKinney (Source: McKinney Family)

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) – Police in Independence County has found the man missing since December 30 dead.

According to the Independence County Sheriff's Department, 63-year-old Laurence McKinney was found dead by the Independence County River Craft Deputies.

The sheriff's department says no foul play is suspected.

McKinney went missing after checking out of a hospital Friday. He was last seen on foot at 6:30 Friday morning near the hospital. Police said they have been searching for the man since Friday.

A family member tells Region 8 News McKinney went to the hospital because he thought he had chest pains. That same family member said McKinney was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, house shoes and a blue sweat shirt. He was not wearing a coat.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and being you the latest details as soon as they become available.

Copyright 2012 KAIT. All rights reserved.

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

  • Students move in to A-State campus for new school year

    Students move in to A-State campus for new school year

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:19:57 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:57:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Hundreds of students moved into dorms on the Arkansas State University campus on Saturday.

    Hundreds of students moved into dorms on the Arkansas State University campus on Saturday.

  • Inmate death investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Inmate death investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:32:05 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff. (Source: KFVS)The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff. (Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff.

  • Suspect escapes police custody, found hours later

    Suspect escapes police custody, found hours later

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:27 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:00:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Corning Police spent several hours searching for a suspect who fled on foot on Thursday.

    Corning Police spent several hours searching for a suspect who fled on foot on Thursday.

Powered by Frankly