Authorities Search Arkansas River for Bodies Following Tip

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Multiple agencies searched a section of water on the Arkansas River near Altus yesterday after a tip about a body in the water.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the search stemmed from an anonymous tip. Authorities will continue to follow up on the tip until they can confidently say it was a hoax or confirm that there is a body or bodies in the water.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking that if you know who has recently owned or used the phone number (479) 213-3316, please reach out to one of the investigators in the case.

You can contact (479) 667-4127 and ask for Chief Deputy Jeff Wood, SGT. Travis Ball or Investigator Kevin Hutchison and simply give just the name of the owner.

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