State Police investigating Independence County murder

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The Arkansas State Police says they are helping investigate a murder that occurred in Independence County outside of Batesvill on Jan. 25.

According to the state police, the Independence County Sheriff’s Department discovered the body of 30-year-old Adam Lowery inside a residence at 1320 Rounds Road, east of Batesville. Special agents of the state police’s criminal investigation division have been documenting the crime scene and assisting local authorities in search for a suspect.

The state medical examiner will determine the manner and cause of death, police say.