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RODNEY WRIGHT  ( read  )
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07/07/2015

Cause of Death (Lake Norrell)

On July 7, 2015, the Saline County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory regarding the cause of death of Lonnie Moore and his 8 year old son.  Both were found unconscious inside of a Jeep Cherokee in the Saline River on June 30, 2015. 

Associate Medical Examiner Adam F. Craig M.D. has ruled the cause of death as carbon monoxide intoxication.

The Criminal Investigation Division (CID) has not found anything suspicious in the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

Sheriff Rodney Wright urges all citizens of Saline County to be aware of the dangers associated with driving 4X4 vehicles in and through high water.