JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. – The body of a man was discovered by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies while responding to an armed disturbance Wednesday night.
Deputies located the body of 40-year-old Joe Stewart at a home in the 1300 block of Caney Road near White Hall just after 9:30 p.m. The case is being investigated as a homicide,
The victim’s body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.
A person of interest has been identified in the case.
The investigation is ongoing.