UPDATE - The body has been identified as 53-year-old Lattimore R. Nelson, Jr. of Los Angeles, California. This case is being treated as a homicide.

The Arkansas State Police responded to a call Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, about a deceased individual alongside Interstate 530 at mile marker 19 near Redfield. 

The body was sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner's Office for identification and determination of cause of death. 

This investigation is ongoing. Stay with THV11 for the latest.