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Dead body found in Lake Dardanelle

POPE COUNTY — According to the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, the body of a Black male was discovered at around 1 p.m. on Sunday, THV11 reports.

Officers found the body after responding to a report of a “possible dead body in the lake,” according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

The body will be sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab for identification and cause of death.

Woman’s death at Hartman under ASP investigation

HARTMAN — The death of a woman whose body was found in the yard outside her home in western Arkansas is being investigated by Arkansas State Police., The Times Record reports.

An acquaintance of Melinda Walker, 65, discovered the body Saturday at Walker’s home in Hartman, about 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, state police said in a news release.

A suspected cause of death was not released and police say the body was sent to the state crime lab to determine the manner and cause of death.

The person who found the body notified the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, which asked state police to investigate, according to the release.

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