KLRT, River Valley Leader

Published 02/23 2014 03:08PM

Updated 02/23 2014 03:37PM

Courtesy: River Valley Leader
Courtesy: River Valley Leader


DARDANELLE, AR -- Authorities are working to identify a body found in the Arkansas River.

According to KLRT Content Partner River Valley Leader, the Pope County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas Game and Fish, a Pope County Office of Emergency Management crew, the Yell County Sheriff's Office and the Pope County Coroner's Office responded to the Sweeden Island Park Recreation Area.

The discovery was made some time before 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

The body has been transported to the crime lab.

Identification is expected no sooner than Monday.

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