Benton badge 1At approximately 8:12 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to a wooded area off Interstate 30 for a report of a deceased body. During the course of the investigation, detectives found evidence of a possibility of an overdose.

The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Trey Robert Hesselbein of Benton. The body has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Laboratory to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on iTunes and Google Play.