Police discover man's body in home

Police discover man's body in home

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - After a saleswoman noticed a Jonesboro house was swarmed by flies, police arrived and smelled a foul scent.

Police responded to the home in the 3900-block of Griffin Street around 11 a.m. Friday.

The report stated about "100 black flies" were spotted on the window. When police made forced entry into the home, they found a man's body on the floor.

Officials believe the 87-year-old's body had been there for weeks.

A postman told police the man has not picked up his mail in nearly three weeks.

Jonesboro police told Region 8 News the case is under investigation.

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