Body found in Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Authorities say a body found in the Arkansas River near the Interstate 30 bridge in downtown Little Rock has been identified through the use of fingerprints.

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Lt. Cody Burk said Wednesday that the body has been identified as 47-year-old Ronnie Tolbert of Little Rock. Burk says a person on a boat discovered the body about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, and crews pulled it from the river about an hour later.

Burk says a cause of death has not been determined.



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