FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A man’s body was found in the Arkansas River on Tuesday evening in Sebastian County, authorities say. 

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office said the body was found approximately half of a mile east of Vache Grasse Park near Lavaca. 

Around 6 p.m., deputies launched a boat to go investigate the reports. 

The body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.