Body of 18-Year-Old Male Found at Lock and Dam 13

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - - Update: The body of an 18-year-old male was found by rescue crews at the Lock and Dam 13 around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night.  

Original Story: A drowning was reported at the Lock and Dam 13 near Barling at around 8:00 p.m. last night, according to a representative from the Crawford County Sheriff's office. 

Officials said they are searching for an 18-year-old Hispanic male. 

Units from the Crawford County Sheriff's Department, Crawford County Search and Rescue, the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission responded to the call, but were forced to put the search on hold as darkness fell. 

The search was delayed further this morning due to weather, but recently resumed and will continue until dark.


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