Jeremiah Bynum


Police have located the body of a Crossett man missing since late December. A man has been arrested in connection with his death.

Crossett police officers located the body of 24-year-old Jeremiah Bynum Thursday morning. He was reported missing by family members on December 26.

Dillon Melanson, 23, was arrested Friday in connection with Bynum’s death. Melanson likely will be charged with first-degree murder and is being held at the Ashley County jail.

Bynum’s body was taken to the state Crime Lab to determine the cause of death.