UPDATE 06/22/17, 2:00 PM:
At approximately 5:14 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a possible medical emergency concerning an unconscious man parked in a vehicle at Sunset Lake. Officers and medical units arrived and found Harold Henry, age 56, of Benton deceased inside the reported vehicle.
Detectives with the Benton Police Department were then called to the scene. Preliminary findings indicate a self-inflicted gunshot wound. However, this is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 501-776-5947 or 501-315-TIPS.
Individuals also may send us anonymous information to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go towww.crimereports.com to leave a tip. A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on iTunes and Google Play.
ORIGINAL 06/21/17, 7:51 PM:
The Benton Police Department is investigating a death that happened Wednesday afternoon in the Sunset Lake area. One witness says it is not accidental. More info as it is released.