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Deputies find 21-year-old man dead in home

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Baxter County deputies said they found a man dead inside his home in Mountain Home on Saturday.

Sheriff John Montgomery said deputies were called out to a home on the 400-block of Buzzard Roost Cutoff Road, in reference to an unresponsive man.

When they arrived they found Andrew Scott Whitfield, 21, lying on the living room floor. When the Baxter County Coroner arrived to the home, he pronounced Whitfield dead.

Sheriff Montgomery tells Region 8 News the body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime lab to determine the cause and manner of death.

Although investigators do not suspect foul play, they said they are investigating.


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