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Body found on road in Blytheville over weekend now a murder investigation

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The Blytheville Police Department says the investigation into a body found on the side of the road over the weekend is now a murder investigation.

According to the Blytheville Police Department, a motorist found 56-year-old Robert Hudson lying off of the roadway on the Highway 239 and the I-55 service road in Blytheville Sunday.

Police say Hudson was wanted in Mississippi on drug charges and was working temporarily in Blytheville. Police have not released how he died.

Police are asking anyone with any information about Hudson to contact the Blytheville Police Department at 870-762-COPS (2677) or 870-762-0400.

Region 8 News will keep you up to date on any new developments to this story as they become available.

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