On July 18, 2011 at approximately 1:30pm, Officers responded to the 5100 block of Crossroads Parkway in reference to a call of a man down. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with witnesses who had located an unknown W/M, lying on the ground, deceased. The area where the deceased was located is an undeveloped lot that is partially wooded. The victim is believed to be homeless and his identity is being confirmed at this time. Next of kin has not been notified. There were injuries to the deceased, but at this time the nature of the injuries has not been confirmed.
The Criminal Investigation Division responded to the scene and will continue the investigation. The body has been sent to the State Crime Lab in Little Rock, Arkansas for an autopsy.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)