The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division was contacted Wednesday morning regarding a deceased individual found along Interstate 530 at the 19 mile marker near Redfield.

Deputy Jefferson County Coroner Eric Belcher pronounced the victim dead at 11:25 a.m.

The body has been sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification, and to determine manner and cause of death, a news release from the State Police said.

No further information was immediately available and the investigation is continuing.