UAPD Investigators Submit Murder Case To Prosecutor

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas Police Department submitted a murder case involving the death of a homeless man on university property to the Washington County Prosecutor Friday (Feb. 6), according to Capt. Gary Crain, with UAPD.

Crain said it will be up to Prosecutor Matt Durrett whether the person(s) of interest should be arrested and charged. Crain said he is not releasing any names until an arrest is made.

The body of David Henry Fox, Jr., 53, was found Jan. 4 on land leased by the university, according to police. Fox was found in a wooded area near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Razorback Road, south of Indian Trail, Crain said. The area is a known homeless camp, according to police.

The body was taken to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy. On Jan. 6, the preliminary autopsy determined the cause of death to be homicide by blunt force trauma, according to Crain.