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Police confident girl's body is last flood victim

State police say they are "quite confident" that the body of a girl found Monday is the last one they were looking for after deadly flash flooding along the Little Missouri River.
Caddo Gap Flood Waters aftermath (Kelly Mullins)
Caddo Gap Flood Waters aftermath (Kelly Mullins)

LANGLEY, Ark. (AP) — State police say they are "quite confident" that the body of a girl found Monday is the last one they were looking for after deadly flash flooding along the Little Missouri River.

Capt. Mike Fletcher says police want to compare DNA collected from the family to the victim found today before making an official announcement about the 20th victim from Friday's flash flood.

The state police say that although the victim recovered today is believed to be the final one, crews will still conduct a limited search on Tuesday -- but nothing of the scale from the past few days. Hundreds of people took to the woods on horseback and ATVs and to the river in canoes and kayaks to search for survivors and victims.

 

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