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Update: Mississippi Co. Sheriff on Investigation of Girl's Death

Authorities say Jessica Williams had been reported missing Tuesday night. Her body was found Wednesday morning at the end of East County Road 122 at Big Lake.
Update (2:40 p.m.):
BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook discusses the investigation into the death of Jessica Williams, 11, of Gosnell. Her body was found this morning.

Sheriff Cook spoke with KARK 4 Reporter Josh Berry this afternoon. Click the video box to watch.

Update (10:20 a.m.):
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - An investigation is underway into the death of an 11-year-old girl whose body was found this morning.

The Mississippi County Sheriff's Office says Jessica Williams had been reported missing Tuesday night around 9:00.

Her body was found about 6:30 this morning at the end of East County Road 122, which dead ends at Big Lake.

The Arkansas State Police is assisting with the investigation.

Original story (9:05 a.m.):
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - A body has been found in extreme Northeast Arkansas.

The Mississippi County Sheriff's Office says the discovery was made this morning.

No other details have been released.

Stick with ArkansasMatters.com for more to come on this story.
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