Deceased Individual Discovered Near Retention Pond in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A body was found near the edge of a retention pond Saturday in Jonesboro and police are investigating to determine what happened.

Jonesboro police received the report Saturday afternoon of a deceased individual found at the edge of a retention pond, a release posted to social media said. The discovery was made by two individuals around 4:45 PM on November 4 while they were walking on the Greenway Trail off Highland Drive.

The coroner has taken possession of the body, which will be sent to the state crime lab for positive identification and to determine the cause of death. Authorities have not said if foul play is suspected.

The circumstances surrounding this death are currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Jonesboro Police Department.

If you have any information that could aid in the investigation, please contact the Jonesboro Police Department.

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