Police & Fire

Dallas County man dies by gunfire; State police asked to investigate

The body of a 19 year old man struck by gunfire was found early Sunday lying on a Fordyce city street near the intersection of South Charlotte and Brown.

Trevaughn Walker was pronounced dead at the scene after a Fordyce police officer discovered the body about 12:30 a.m.

Local authorities contacted the Arkansas State Police requesting special agents of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division lead the investigation.  Agents worked through the night documenting the crime scene, collecting evidence and beginning initial interviews with individuals who were believed to have information about the homicide.

Walker’s body is being transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory where the manner and cause of death will be determined.

No arrest in connection with the case has been made.

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