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Death Investigation Underway of 59 Year Old Bull Shoals Man


January 17, 2012

     The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the death of a 59 year old Bull Shoals, Arkansas Man who died this afternoon.  At approximately 1:35 pm, ambulance personnel from Baxter Regional Medical Center and First Responders from the Bull Shoals Fire Department responded to a call of an unresponsive male at the Gaston’s Resort in Lakeview.  Ambulance Personnel initiated CPR and transported 59 year old Orris Odell Shawcroft, a resident of Bull Shoals, to Baxter Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 2:34 pm.

     No other details are available at this time.  The body is being sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause and manner of death.

Sheriff John Montgomery