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Body found in Jackson County believed to be missing man

Billy McClendon (Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Office) Billy McClendon (Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Office)
JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A body that is believed to be that of a missing man was found in Jackson County Monday.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, a body was found around 6 p.m. in a wooded area off of State Highway 14 East, south of Newport.

The sheriff’s office believes it is the body of Billy Edward McClendon.

He was reporting missing out of Newport on Saturday, Sept. 5.

The body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.

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