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 was later identified as Mark Davis, W/M 60yoa, of Texarkana. Davis body was sent to the State Crime Lab in Little Rock, Arkansas for an autopsy.
On July 20, 2011, The Arkansas State Crime Lab released the autopsy results. Their findings concluded Davis cause of death a suicide.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer