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Pine Bluff police investigate homicide after finding body of missing man

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Pine Bluff police found the body of 31-year-old Derrick McAfee on Thursday morning, who had been reported missing the previous night. The body was located on the north side of 1300 E. 26th Ave., just after 10 a.m., marking a tragic turn of events in the case.

Derrick McAfee’s disappearance was initially reported to the authorities on Wednesday night. The following morning, his body was discovered in a cart, leading to an immediate response from the local law enforcement and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. The coroner pronounced McAfee dead at the scene, confirming the worst fears.

Pine Bluff police have since announced on social media that this case is being treated as an apparent homicide. They stated, “Detectives state that this case is an apparent homicide. His body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for autopsy to determine the official cause and manner of death.” This statement indicates a serious and ongoing investigation to ascertain the specifics of McAfee’s death.

As of now, there are no details regarding how McAfee died or any descriptions of potential suspects. However, the authorities have assured that more information will be released as the investigation continues to unfold.

The Pine Bluff Police Department is actively seeking assistance from the public in solving this homicide. They have provided several contact options for anyone with information, including a tip-line at (870) 730-2106, the detective office at (870) 730-2090, and the dispatch center at (870) 541-5300. The involvement of the community could be crucial in shedding light on this tragic incident and bringing justice to Derrick McAfee’s case.

Ethan Sullivan



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