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By Candie Fix
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PC Sheriff's Office investigates dead body found in abandoned building


Phillips County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a body with a gun in an abandoned building earlier this week, according to Sheriff Thom Elliott.

Deputies discovered a mummified, unidentified deceased white male at an abandoned farmstead near Phillips County roads 57 and 40, near Amherst, on June 13. A release from Sheriff Elliott says it appears that the victim died from a gunshot wound to the head. The body, he said, had no identification and there was no vehicle found at the location.

Elliott said a canvass of surrounding counties has been conducted, which resulted in n...

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