Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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10/10/2011

BODY OF MISSING WOMAN FOUND

The body of Anna Faye Cowden, missing from her Cushman area home for more than a week was discovered in a remote and secluded area off Middleton Road in the extreme south east corner of Izard County.  According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, a resident of the area, Bob Reese was walking his dog in a densely wood area when he discovered a car matching the description of the Cowden vehicle and later discovered  Cowden’s  body some 100 yards from the car. The vehicle was wedged between two trees in this heavily wooded area. Izard County Coroner Eddie Howard pronounced Cowden dead at the scene

 

News Release

For Immediate Release

October 10, 2011

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence

870 368 4203