Mississippi County Authorities Working to Determine Identity of Body Found Last Week

OCTOBER 2, 2006 - Posted at 11:22 a.m. CDT

BUCKEYE, AR - Mississippi County authorities are trying to determine the identity of a body that was found last week in the Buckeye community, east of Leachville.

On Wednesday, September 27, state highway maintenance workers were mowing alongside Highway 110 when they discovered the badly decomposed remains of a human body.

Authorities are also working to determine the cause of death.

The body has been sent to the state medical examiner in hopes that a positive identification can be made.