Investigation Continues Into County Death

Friday, January 1, 2016

Authorities continue to look into the death of a Tennessee man, whose body was discovered at a home southeast of Corning on Christmas Day.

Jerry Milholen, 18, of Lexington, Tenn., was found dead at 1 a.m. Christmas morning at a residence on Highway 135 a mile north of the Clay County/Greene County line.

According to Clay County Sheriff Department reports, the department received a call about the death at 1:30 p.m. from the Greene County coroner. Deputies spoke with the coroner and parties at the residence. While foul play is not suspected, the incident is still under investigation at this time and Milholen's body has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab to determine the cause of death.

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