No foul play suspected after officers find body

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Baxter County Sheriff's Department responded to a 911 call at 148 White Tail Lane in Jordan, Arkansas Friday night, March 9th, in regards to a deceased male.  According to a press release from the Sheriff's Department, three relatives went to check on the victim, found him lying on a back bedroom floor, and called 911.

When the Deputy Coroner arrived on the scene, 54 year-old Randy Edgar Parnell was pronounced dead.  During the preliminary investigation, investigators discovered the victim was last seen by a relative March 8th at approximately 11 a.m.  According to investigators, there may have been at least two other people at the residence during the time in question.

Because of the evidence and the victim's prior medical condition, investigator says no foul play is suspected.  However, the Parnell's body is being sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

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