The Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled that cause of death for Sydney Sutherland was multiple blunt force injuries and that the manner of death was homicide, Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said Thursday evening.
Dr. Jose Romero, Secretary of Health, and Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, State Epidemiologist, updated the public Thursday on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.
“Our objective is to increase the number of people who protect others by wearing a mask. We are in a public health emergency and it shouldn’t be too much to ask everyone to do their part,” said Hutchinson.
Both state and local law enforcement around the Natural State will be working in full-force this week on a traffic safety campaign that officials say will try to stress taking the foot off the accelerator.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, provided an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.