Forrest City, Ark. — Arkansas State Police today are seeking to identify a young woman found dead along I-40 at mile marker 236, east of the rest area, near Palestine in St. Francis County early this morning.
The body was discovered by a truck driver about 1 a.m. in the outside lane of the highway.
Police said she appeared to be between 25 to 35 years old, white, of slight stature, a blonde with the tattoo of a rose on her left arm bearing the names Shannon, Samantha, and Deanna.
They said she was wearing blue jean shorts and a lilac top. Her Justin boots were found near the body. Her body has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab to determine cause of death.
Anyone who thinks they can identify this woman or knows the cause of her death is asked to contact the Arkansas State Police, Highway Patrol division, Troop D at Forrest City by calling (870) 633-1454.