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ASP investigating Lee County homicide


MARIANNA — On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, the Lee County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) requested the Arkansas State Police's (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigate a homicide in Lee County.
A local farmer reported finding the body of a woman on a farm field road off Lee County Road 706, north of Marianna. The woman was later identified as Ashley Monroe, 30, of Lexa.
The deceased has been transported to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to determine the cause of death. The investigation into Monroe's homicide is ongoing.