ID from Honduras found on dead body in rail car, police say

ID from Honduras found on dead body in rail car, police say

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - Investigators found an identification from Honduras on the body found Saturday inside a rail freight car in West Memphis, according to a post on the West Memphis Police Department Twitter page.

Authorities said investigators discovered the information as part of the investigation and that the rail car was shipped from Mexico, arriving in West Memphis April 24.

Authorities in Crittenden County are investigating the discovery of a body Saturday inside a rail freight car in West Memphis.

According to a post on the West Memphis Police Department Twitter page, officers went to the 1100-block of North 7th Street after getting a call about the situation.

“The unidentified body was found by employees of WM Steel Corp. as they unloaded the freight. We believe that the body was in the rail car when it arrived in WM,” the post noted.

Region 8 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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