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Hot Springs Police Department

Posted on: September 2, 2021

Update: Deceased person found near 2100 block of E. Grand Avenue identified; no foul play

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The deceased person found in the 2100 block of East Grand Avenue on Sept. 1, 2021, has been identified as Evelyn Faye Hannah, 68. The State Crime Lab has conducted an autopsy, which showed no signs of foul play. 

At approximately 7:20 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2021, Hot Springs Police Department patrol officers responded to the north frontage road of the 2100 block of East Grand Avenue in reference to a deceased person in the woods. The body was discovered by a male walking on the roadway. He detected a strong odor and entered the wood line, where he discovered the deceased person.

Hannah had been showing signs of dementia. She was reported missing on Aug. 2, 2021, and was located the following day. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment. She was reported missing by family again on Aug. 25, 2021, after walking away from her home. 

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