Body of missing man found in Chicot County

CHICOT COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- A body recovered in Chicot County on Saturday has been identified as 51-year-old Kevin Birdwell of Polk County.

Birdwell, from Springhill, Louisiana, was reported missing from his Polk County residence on Friday. 

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office, US Forest Service, and OES Search teams searched Birdwell’s property and the surrounding National Forest on Friday.

Birdwell’s body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab.

The Arkansas State Police, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and Chicot County Sheriff’s Office are all taking part in the joint investigation.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available. 

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