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STATE POLICE & LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED DEATH OF ASHLEY COUNTY MAN

August 07, 2015

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are assisting Ashley and Drew County authorities investigating the apparent death of Sam Arnold Jr., 41, of Hamburg.

  A Monticello woman is being held in the Drew County Jail and is being questioned today in connection with Arnold's disappearance.

  Arnold’s family filed a missing person report with Hamburg Police on July 27th after he was last seen leaving work at Barnes Mill.

  On Thursday (August 6, 2015) law enforcement officers located a site on private property in Drew County where Arnold may have been murdered.

  The search for the remains of a body is underway today in southeast Arkansas and the investigation of circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Arnold is continuing.