Mountain Home Man Found Dead in Yard

Published 07/21 2014 10:13AM

Updated 07/21 2014 10:15AM

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Mountain Home man has been found dead in his yard.

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) says it happened Sunday night shortly after 8:30 along County Road 253.

That's where deputies say a friend found the body of Raymond Lee Barnes, 52.

BCSO investigators and the Baxter County Coroner were called to the scene to begin an investigation.

The man's body has been taken to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock for autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.  

The BCSO says the investigation remains open pending the preliminary autopsy results.

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