September 8, 2014 –
On Monday September 8, 2014, Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton received a call from a farmer who has cattle along the Red River approximately 6 miles south of Fulton, Arkansas in reference to a human skull and a piece of clothing discovered by dove hunters while hunting on a sand bar near his farm.
Hempstead County investigators and Arkansas State Police Criminal investigators responded to the location and discovered a human skull lying on the sand bar. Approximately 200 feet from the skull was a piece of blue colored clothing .
Deputies and ASP investigators conducted a search of the approximately mile long sand bar on foot and with ATV’s with nothing else being found.
The skull which appeared to be mostly intact and the piece of clothing were taken as evidence and will be sent to the crime lab for identification.