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Man's body found in Arkansas River

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Police in Fort Smith say a man walking along the Arkansas River with his 3-year-old grandson found the body of a man in the river.

The body was found Wednesday afternoon by Tommy White - who says he was throwing sticks into the river with his grandson when he saw the dead man.

Police Sgt. Don Cobb says the body has not been identified and the cause of death is not apparent. Cobb says it appears the body had been in the river for more than a week.

Information from: KFSM-TV, http://www.kfsm.com/

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