- Associated Press - Thursday, February 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The bodies of two missing boaters have been recovered from Lake Maumelle, a day after the search for the men began.

A spokesman for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says a dive team located the bodies of Anthony Mayfield and Joseph Greenway Thursday at about 2:30 p.m.

Their bodies have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to determine the cause of death.

On Wednesday, a woman called police after she saw an unoccupied boat circling in the lake about 20 miles west of Little Rock and a man in the water. Another witness told police he saw a man thrown from the boat.

Pulaski County Sheriff’s officers responded and began a water search and rescue operation that lasted until about 10 p.m. Wednesday.


This story has been corrected to show police were called Wednesday, not Monday.



Click to Read More

Click to Hide