Mowing crews discover body of man along road in Blytheville

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BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Arkansas are investigating after a man was found dead on the side of the road.

Jonesboro TV station KAIT reports that city mowing crews in Blytheville found the man’s body Monday afternoon. Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson identified the man as 23-year-old Kevondre Williams, and said his family had recently reported him missing.

Thompson did not release the cause of death but says the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Authorities say Williams had last been seen on Aug. 13. No arrests have been announced.

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