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Body found in Texarkana homeless camp

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TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -

A body was found in a homeless community in Texarkana Friday afternoon.

The body was found in a wooded area known as Jesus Camp, at the end of West Broad Street.

August Bass says he found the body and called police. "I was just walking across a field when I come across a wheelchair and about 20 feet to the right of it I saw Bill's body."

Bass says he's frequented the camp since becoming sober, trying to witness to those who stay there. He says he knew the man he found bruised and bloodied. While police say they don't suspect foul play, Bass isn't so sure. "There's a lot of drunken fights and drug use and things like that. I just got assaulted last night."

The body is being sent for an autopsy. He has not been identified.

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