Body found in car in Lake Norfork

Body found in car in Lake Norfork

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Sheriff's Office recovered a body from a car found in Lake Norfork on Saturday morning.

According to the Sheriff's Department, they were notified around 11:00AM that a vehicle was found about 10 to 12 feet under the murky water off the end of the dock at the Calamity Beach boat launch area.

A diver for the sheriff's department dove down to check the vehicle and found the body of a man inside.

Both the body and vehicle were recovered from the lake. The vehicle is registered to a person who has been missing since October 2012.

The body will be sent to the examiner's office for identification and to determine the cause of death.

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