CARROLL COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - The Arkansas State Police has been requested to assist in the investigation of a homicide.

It was reported on Thursday, February 8, 2018, by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department.

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been assigned to the case. Carroll County deputies responded at approximately 1 p.m. to a residence on County Road 116 near Eureka Springs.

Inside the residence, police found the body of 37-year-old Christopher Alvard. Alvard’s body has been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

The investigation is continuing.