The body of a Polk County man reported missing early Friday was discovered on Saturday in the Mississippi River near Eudora.

Kevin Birdwell, 52, formerly of Springhill, Louisiana, lived in a remote area near Mena in Polk County. He has not been heard from since Wednesday.

A fisherman discovered Birdwell’s body Saturday at about 8 p.m. in the Mississippi River near Eudora in Chicot County.

The body was taken to the state Crime Lab to determine the cause of death.