Farmers find unclothed body of local man in field

Published 7:45 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Jefferson County, Arkansas, authorities are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the death of a Vicksburg man whose body was found Monday.

Farmers found the unclothed body of Steven Keith Heigle, 36, of Vicksburg lying in a field near Arkansas 65 about 4:45 p.m. Monday, said Alicia Dorn, public information officer for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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She said deputies found Heigle’s clothes near by.

Dorn said Heigle’s body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory.

The death remains under investigation.