State Police investigating death of woman found in St. Francis River

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The Arkansas State Police says they are investigating the death of a woman whose body was recovered from the St. Francis River at the Huxtable Pumping Station located off Arkansas Highway 121.

Special agents of the state police’s criminal investigation division are leading the investigation after Lee County authorities notified them on April 22. According to the state police, sheriff’s deputies reported to the agents that the body was recovered from a vehicle discovered floating in the river near a boat dock.

State law enforcement says they are still awaiting confirmation from the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory as to the identity of the woman.