Authorities release identity of body found at Jamestown Wildlife Management Area

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According to Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens, the body was discovered at the entrance of the Jamestown Wildlife Management Area in the county around 6:50 a.m. Dec. 28.

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) – The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a woman found dead at the Jamestown Wildlife Management area.

According to Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens, the woman was identified as 47-year-old Deanna M. Zahn of Batesville.

Hunters discovered Zahn’s body at the entrance of the Jamestown Wildlife Management Area in the county around 6:50 a.m. Dec. 28.

Stephens said the cause of death is still unknown and Zahn’s family has been notified.

Anyone with information on the case can call the Independence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-793-8838.

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