Fayetteville Police Investigating After Body Found At Southmont Apartments

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police are investigating after a body was found in Fayetteville on Friday (Aug. 4), Sgt. Anthony Murphy said.

The discovery was made at the Southmont Apartments at the 1100 block of Curtis Ave.

Family members of missing teenager Kaiden Fritch confirm to 5NEWS that it is Kaiden. Kaiden had been missing since July 30.

Investigators have not confirmed the nature of cause of death, but said the body was badly decomposed.

There were no signs of physical trauma or foul play, according to a press release from the Fayetteville Police Department.

Fritch’s body was sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s office to determine a cause of death.