Homicide investigation: State police probe death near Eureka Springs
The Arkansas State Police are investigating a
homicide reported last week by the Carroll County
Sheriff’s Office, according to a press release from
Special agents from the ASP’s Criminal Investigation
Division have been assigned to the case,
the press release says.
CCSO Chief Deputy Maj. George Frye confirmed
that the sheriff’s office requested assistance
from the state police. Frye said deputies responded
to a residence at 674 Carroll County Road 116
near Eureka Springs on Thursday afternoon to
check on an open door.
“The deputies discovered an individual inside
who was deceased,” Frye said.
The ASP press release identified the victim as
Christopher Alvard, 37.
Alvard’s body has been transported to the Arkansas
State Crime Laboratory to determine the
exact cause and manner of death, according to the
The press release said the investigation is continuing.
No arrests had been reported by Monday