Four arrested after body found near Beaver Lake

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BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) — Four people were arrested after a body was found near Beaver Lake on Monday, three of them are facing capital murder charges.

Zackary Whitcomb, 19, and David Adair, 26 were booked into Benton County Jail yesterday.

Mark Brannan, 31, and Lydia Riggs, 20, were also arrested today, February 27.

Brannon is charged with multiple felony counts of abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. His bond is set at $50,000.

The victim was identified as 23-year-old Lavonte Jackson. Jackson’s body was found around 3 p.m. on Monday.

Lavonte Jackson

Sheriff Shawn Holloway says that a cause of death has not been determined.

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