State Police investigating possible homicide in Marion County

STate Police

The Arkansas State Police says they have been contacted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department to lead a suspected homicide investigation of an 86-year-old man.

State Police say that Christopher Smith of Yellville was found dead in his home of an apparent gunshot. A family member discovered Smith at his home at around noon Tuesday at 617 Broadway.

Special agents of the state police’s criminal investigation division are in Marion County collecting evidence and following leads in the possible homicide.