State Police reports:

Arkansas State Troopers are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered along the access ramp from Highway 161 onto Interstate 440 (east) near Jacksonville.

State Police Highway Patrol, Troop A, received telephone calls at 11:13 AM today (Monday, August 5th) reporting the body of a nude female lying alongside the roadway.

Special Agents of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division were able to recover evidence and personal belonging of the woman found at the scene. The body was transported to the State Crime Laboratory for purposes of identification and a determination of cause of death.

The investigation is continuing.