BATESVILLE (AP) — A body found near Thida in Independence County has been identified as that of a Bradford man.

Authorities say the state Crime Laboratory has identified the body as 25-year-old James Franklin Conway.

Sheriff's Lt. Brenda Bittle says a cause of death has not been determined pending the results of toxicology tests.

the body was found Saturday by a man and his wife riding an all-terrain vehicle in a wooded area about 25 miles south of Batesville.