GARLAND COUNTY, AR (KTHV) -The Garland County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a child whose body was found floating in Lake Ouachita.
Just before 8PM Friday night Officers from the Sheriff's office were called to the Spillway Day Use area of the lake after a report that a child was missing. The child reportedly had been swimming in a life jacket and possibly had slipped out and went underwater. Soon after deputies arrived the child was located by family members and was taken by helicopter to a local hospital where it was pronounced dead.
The drowning is under investigation and more information will be released as it is made available.