KARK: Body of missing child found in White River at Des Arc

DES ARC, AR (KAIT/KARK) - According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the body of a 9-year-old child missing since earlier this month was found Sunday morning in the White River.

A man fishing in the river found the body of Promise Archer, KARK reported. The child's body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Several law enforcement agencies and volunteers spent time for the child, who had been last seen on a sandbar on the White River in Des Arc, officials said this month.

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