Body of missing Arkansas woman found in flooded Missouri

1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago Monday, August 22 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Monday, August 22, 2016 12:40:45 PM CDT August 22, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

POPLAR BLUFF (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a missing Arkansas woman in southeast Missouri after she called 911 to report that she was trapped in a flooding car.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the body of 44-year-old Ginger Myers, of Concord, Arkansas, was found Friday. KFVS-TV reports that Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said her family found her car submerged near a bridge. Myers' call for help had cut out Tuesday.

The area experienced significant flooding to farmland last week after torrential rains.

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