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UPDATE: Name Of Deceased Released; Two Arrested

The man whose death in Booneville Tuesday launched a homicide investigation has been identified as 40-year old Greg Kennedy, the

Booneville Police Department said Wednesday in a press release.

Kennedy arrived at the emergency room at Mercy Hospital in Booneville Tuesday afternoon and died there the release states. Specific details about Kennedy’s death have not been released but Tatum said the incident that preceded Kennedy’s death occurred on Fourth Street.

Two, as yet, unnamed individuals have been arrested in connection with the death and the investigation is ongoing. Fifteenth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Tom Tatum II has stated officers would be executing search warrants today. Tatum said charges could be filed as soon as Thursday.

The investigation is being conducted by the BPD, Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police.

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