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Body Found After Search for Missing Man

Johnson County Sheriff Jimmy Dorney says the Johnson County Dive Team found the body of a missing man about 400 yards down the Arkansas River from the 109 Bridge.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department received a call just before 1 p.m. on Sunday about an abandoned car in a lane of traffic on the Arkansas River Bridge on State Highway 109 near Clarksville.

Police say the car was not running but was not broken down.

Deputies are not releasing the name of the man because they are trying to notify the family.

Stay with 5newsonline.com for updates on this developing story.