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

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

According to theBlytheville Police Department, a motorist found 56-year-old Robert Hudson lyingoff of the roadway on the Highway 239 and the I-55 service road in BlythevilleSunday.

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

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

Region 8 News willkeep you up to date on any new developments to this story as they becomeavailable.

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