UPDATE: One man dead, ‘person of interest’ in custody after disturbance at Batesville apartment

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Jan. 4, 2019, 9:00 p.m.: CLICK HERE FOR AN UPDATE TO THIS STORY

More information has been released by the Batesville Police Department regarding the death of a man after a reported fight at an area apartment complex on Thursday night.

At 9:46 p.m., on Jan. 2, BPD officers were dispatched to a disturbance at the Lawson Drive Apartments behind the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

There, officers found a male victim, who was pronounced deceased by the coroner.

A person of interest was developed and was taken into custody a short time later on Highway 167 (North St. Louis Street).

The investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed at this time.

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