Body found in Garland Co. ditch identified

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – The Garland County Sheriff’s Department has identified a body that was found in a ditch on Friday.

On Monday, deputies identified the deceased person as 17-year-old Colby Wilder of Hot Springs. His body was found just east of Hot Springs in a ditch on Spring Street.

The Garland County Sheriff’s Department is waiting for an official ruling from the Arkansas State Crime Lab before commenting on the cause of death. The death is being investigated as a homicide.   

Anyone with any information about this crime is urged to contact the Garland County Sheriff’s Office at 501-622-3660.

Stay with THV11 and for more details as they become available. 


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