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Body found near Pinnacle Mountain State Park

ROLAND, Ark. (KTHV) - Highway 300 near Roland was closed off by Arkansas State Police for a crime investigation after a man's body was found near Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

According to Arkansas State Police spokesperson Bill Sadler, the body of James Thomas Lovelady, 44, of Little Rock, was found shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday near the park by two women walking along Highway 300. Lovelady was apparently reported as a missing person with Little Rock Police Department Friday.

Investigators spent a large portion of the morning at the scene.

The cause of death has not been released; Lovelady's body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for autopsy.

Motorists who live near or have business in that area should plan to take alternate routes.

THV11 will share more information as it becomes available on THV11.com.

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