Baxter County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement detailing the discovery of a deceased male after officers responded to a home invasion call.

Tuesday, July 11th officers responded to a residence on 1st Street in Norfork, AR.

A resident of the home had stated to authorities that an individual had broken into their home.

The intruder was identified as Skyler Smith, age 28 of Norfork, who was wanted on a Felony warrant where he had caused extensive damage to the same house he was currently inside.

Deputies entered the home and found the body of Smith in the attic with a long firearm pointed toward himself.

The Baxter County Coroner was called to the scene.

Baxter County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division is currently conducting an investigation.