Alread man found deceased.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On January 17th, 2016, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office responded to an unresponsive man in Alread area of Van Buren County. After arriving on scene deputies found 61 year old Michael Fitzsimmons of Alread dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted wound. Fitzsimmons body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an investigation into the cause of death. There are no other details at this time and the investigation is pending.