UPDATE: Drowning victim's body recovered from Lake Norfork - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

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UPDATE: Drowning victim's body recovered from Lake Norfork

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BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Just before noon Monday, Arkansas Game and Fish divers retrieved the body of a drowning victim at Lake Norfork.

Charles Hogan Daniels, 70, of Jordan jumped off a boat into the water Sunday afternoon and disappeared, according to a news release from the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office.

He was last seen north of Jordan Island, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Arkansas Game and Fish agents, along with the sheriff’s office and fire and rescue teams searched the area by boat until 11:30 p.m. Sunday when sonar detected a possible body in 115-feet of water.

On Monday morning a team of divers recovered his body.

The Baxter County coroner has ruled it an accidental drowning.

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