BENTON, Ark. – A Benton man who went missing in early March was found dead by the local police department.

Around 3 p.m. Friday, BNPD detectives found Olean McDonald, Jr., 34, of Benton, dead. He was the subject of a missing person investigation dating back to early March.

This investigation is considered an active death investigation; however, no suspects as of right now.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call 501-778-1171 or 501-776-5947, or text “BNPD plus your message” to 274637. Info may also be left at crimereports.com


BENTON, Ark.- A Benton family is asking for your help after their loved one went missing.

Olean McDonald, Jr. has been missing for a week, according to his wife.

Haylie McDonald says her husband drives a blue 2009 Dodge Journey.

He is also without some important medication.

Haylie McDonald says she last saw him on a Sunday when he left the house for something and never returned.

“We just want him to come home,” says Haylie McDonald. “We miss him. We need him here.”

If you have seen him or have any information regarding his whereabouts, call Benton Police.