On Saturday, March 9, 2019 at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Polk county Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a gunshot victim on Polk County Road 42 east of Mena. Upon arrival, deputies discovered Calvin "CJ" Goforth, age 36, deceased in a vehicle parked on the road. The Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Arkansas State Police CID are currently investigating the death. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer stated "This is an active investigation and to protect the integrity of our investigation, no further details will be released at this time. Please keep the Goforth family and friends in your thoughts and prayers".