An Imboden man identified as Johnny Franks, age 62 of Walnut Street passed away from injuries sustained in an incident on East 2nd Street around noon on Saturday.

According to several witnesses, some sort of dispute started with neighbors on East 2nd Street.

Lawrence County Deputies and ProMed Ambulance were requested to the area of East 2nd Street after reports of a male subject laying in the street with an apparent head wound.

A medical helicopter was requested to transport Franks, he later died from his injuries.

Several witnesses stated Franks may have been experiencing a mental episode of some sort, allegedly earlier in the day he was witnessed damaging the rental property where he lived.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies had responded to numerous complaints at Frank’s residence over the last few weeks.

The incident is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office nor the Arkansas State Police have released any information on the ongoing investigation at this time. No arrests have be made or charges filed.

We will continue to follow up as information is released…..