UPDATE JAN 13, 2020
The identity of the male subject discovered early Saturday morning near the Military Road overpass has been confirmed and next of kin has been notified, according to the Benton Police Department. He is identified as 37-year-old Calvin Eugene Jones, Jr., of Saratoga, Arkansas. The cause of death is still under
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department 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, via the official Benton Police Department app available on iTunes and Google Play or at www.crimereports.com.
PREVIOUSLY JAN 11, 2020
Benton Police officers responded to a report of an unconscious person under the Military Road overpass around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. On the scene, they found the male subject was deceased.
No identity is being released at this time. The cause of death is not yet determined. The Benton Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is now investigating. The case is ongoing.
If you have information about the incident, contact Benton PD at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Send anonymous tips via text to CRIMES (247637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message via the official Benton PD app.