Newton Co., Ark. authorities find body of man missing since January 21

Published: Feb. 4, 2019 at 9:23 PM CST
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The Newton County, Ark. Sheriff's Office reports searchers have found the body of a man missing since January 21.

Sheriff Glenn Wheeler says they found the body of Doug Shaddox Monday. His body was found about a mile from his home. Deputies had feared he experienced a medical issue.

Sheriff Wheeler says he has asked the Arkansas State Crime Lab to do an autopsy to find an exact cause of death. The Arkansas State Police, the National Park Service and the Newton County Coroner's Office assisted in the investigation.