Woman's body found on Interstate 40 near Palestine | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Woman's body found on Interstate 40 near Palestine

Posted By on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 9:08 AM

From the State Police:

The Arkansas State Police is investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered earlier today (Wednesday, September 24, 2014) along I-40 near Palestine east of the rest area at the 236 mile marker.

The body was spotted on the outside lane of the highway by a truck driver who then contacted State Police, Highway Patrol Division, Troop D shortly after 1 AM.

State Police Criminal Investigation Division Special Agents are working to identify the body described as a white female, 25 – 35 years of age, small in stature, blonde hair and a tattoo on the left arm depicting a rose with the names, Shannon, Samantha and Deanna.

The woman was wearing blue jean shorts, a lilac colored top. Justin cowboy boots were found near the body.

The manner and cause of death will be determined by the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory.

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