Body Found Behind Fort Smith Business


FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) — A man’s body was found behind a Fort Smith business.

Police received a phone call early Tuesday afternoon about a body found in the 400 block of South K Street.

Police traveled to the scene and located the body of a white male who appeared to be in his early thirties.

Police said there were no major injuries and foul play is not suspected.

The man’s body was found near Hope Campus, a Fort Smith homeless camp.

Police are not releasing the man’s name until next of kin is notified.

The body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to determine the cause of death and for a positive identification.

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