FORT SMITH – The Fort Smith Police Department has made a positive identification in the subject of a suspicious death call fielded on Thursday afternoon.

“On July 11th, 2019 at about 4:24pm, officers were dispatched to 1802 S. Greenwood to check the welfare of the person living there,” Department spokesman Aric Mitchell said Friday. “Officers discovered  72-year-old  William J. Dubois, JR. deceased inside the residence.  Investigators were called to the scene and have determined that the death was not due to natural or self-inflicted injuries.”

Mitchell says that investigators are following several leads and the next of kin has been identified.


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