UNATTENDED DEATH BEING INVESTIGATED AFTER RESPONDING TO WELFARE CHECK REQUEST

03/16/2015

    

     The Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death at 13523 Hwy 62 East in Henderson after responding to a request for a welfare check on the afternoon of March 15th.  Sheriff’s Sergeant Ken Grayham responded and found 56 year old PAUL LYONS of that address to be deceased in the bedroom of the residence.

     The Baxter County Coroner’s Office also responded and took possession of the decedent.  The decedent is being sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock for autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.

     No foul play is suspected, but the case will remain open until the autopsy results are received.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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