Hempstead County
Sheriff's Office
Hope, Arkansas
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01/09/2020

Sketeal Remains Identified

 

 

The Hempstead County Sheriff's Office has been notified by the Arkansas State Medical Examiners Office that the skeletal remains found on December 15, 2019 in the woods off highway 174 South of Hope have been identified as those of Joseph Christopher Cowart who was reported missing in May of 2012. The cause and Manner of death are yet to be determined by the Medical Examiner.