Decomposed Body Discovered Hanging in Tree

    The Texarkana Texas Police Department responded to the report of a body hanging in a tree today.

    The body was found along the Kansas City Southern Railroad’s tracks south of the 1100 block of College Drive.  A railroad crew, who was working on the tracks in the secluded area, noticed something hanging in a tree that they initially believed to have been a leftover Halloween decoration at approximately 10:30 this morning.  Upon closer examination, they discovered it to be a badly decomposed human body. 

    The body has been identified as a 32 year old homeless man from Dierks, Arkansas. His family has been notified and told investigators that they had not heard from him since late last year. 

     

    More from Local News

    Today's Weather

    • Texarkana, TX

      Thundery shower

      High: 88°F | Low: 72°F