Man found dead with gunshot wounds Saturday night in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A weekend discovery of a deceased man has led to police launching a suspicious death investigation.

Jonesboro Police responded to an Unattended Death in the 1800 block of Self Circle late Saturday evening.

Officers arrived on the scene around 10:45 p.m. and discovered a deceased male. Brian Ward, 40, was identified as the deceased victim.

Initially, police only said it was being investigated as a suspicious death. Later in the day, we learned the victim sustained gunshot wounds.

The body has been sent to the State Crime Lab.

Anyone with information regarding this death is encouraged to call the PD at 870-935-5657. If your information leads to an arrest in this investigation, you will be eligible for a cash reward.


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