Benton Police Department responded to a residence on Valley Street just prior to 6 p.m. Thursday in reference to a deceased male being discovered. The victim is believed to be a missing person out of Little Rock. Positive identification is pending.
Detectives with the Benton Police Department Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Foul play is suspected, and the investigation is ongoing. More information may be released if it becomes available.
Detectives are diligently working leads, and anyone with information is asked to contact BNPD. Tips may be called in at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message or at www.cityprotect.com.