UPDATE: Presumed Body Of Missing Omaha Diver Found In Arkansas

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Police in Carroll County, Arkansas believe the body of 28-year-old Michael Burton was pulled from Beaver Lake after a three-week search. They are awaiting official word on the identity.

Burton went missing while free diving in the lake on July 27. Police say when they recovered the body Saturday afternoon, it had clothes and gear that matched what Burton was wearing when he went missing.

An autopsy will be done on the 's body in Little Rock for an autopsy and identification confirmation.

Multiple agencies were involved in the first five days of the search. more than 100 dives were made in an attempt to locate Burton. The search was scaled back. Dive teams searched the area every weekend since then until the discovery was made Saturday.


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