UPDATE: Ida Avenue Body Identified

A body discovered Sunday afternoon has been identified as Ralph Beasley.
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A body discovered Sunday afternoon on a lot at Ida Avenue and Prospect Street has been identified as Ralph Beasley.
Beasley, 51, was known to residents in the neighborhood, who said he often was seen walking along the streets.
The cause of Beasley’s death has not been determined. Earlier in the investigation, police said the man’s body showed signs of injury, raising the possibility Beasley was struck by a vehicle.
The body has been sent to the state crime lab in Little Rock for autopsy.