GARLAND CO, Ark. – Garland County deputies are investigating after a body was found in Lake Hamilton on Tuesday morning.

Announced in a press release, at around 7 a.m., deputies with the Garland County Sheriff’s Office were notified by residents in the 5000 block of Central Avenue that a body was found in the lake.

Deputies say that when they arrived, they found a body floating in the water.

As of 11 a.m., deputies have only identified the body as being a female.

An investigation into the cause of death is currently ongoing. The Garland County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about the investigation to call 501-622-3660.

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