SFC man dies from electrocution

A St. Francis County man was killed Wednesday afternoon after reportedly being electrocuted while at his home.

William Barksdale, 57, of Forrest City, died Wednesday at his County Road 336 home.

According to a St. Francis County Sheriff's Office report, Barksdale and a friend had been working on electrical wiring at his trailer at 176 SFC 336 when he was electrocuted. He was found lying on top of an exposed wiring splice, according to the report.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Francis County coroner.