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Police: Missing Bentonville girl, 6, found dead

Police in Bentonville say a 6-year-old girl reported missing early Tuesday has been found dead.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Police in Bentonville say a 6-year-old girl reported missing early Tuesday has been found dead.

Authorities have released few details about the case but say they're investigating the girl's death as a homicide.

Police Chief Jon Simpson said the girl was reported missing from a home on Southeast A Street at about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the child's body was found later Tuesday morning during a neighborhood search.

Authorities declined to release any further details, including how the girl died or where her body was found.

Police say no arrests have been made.

 

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