Police waiting for ID in presumed accidental drowning - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Police waiting for ID in presumed accidental drowning

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
SEARCY, AR (KAIT) -

Police continue to investigate an accidental drowning near Searcy.

The body of a white male was found Saturday morning on the Little Red River and was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab.

Sergeant Steve Hernandez, public information officer for the Searcy Police Department, said preliminary results from the crime lab indicate the incident was an accidental drowning.

Police are waiting on DNA results to positively identify the body.

It's possible the body could be that of a missing man from the area by the name of David Steele, according to Hernandez.

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