- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - A coroner has identified remains found in Bull Shoals Lake as an Arkansas woman who was swept away by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.

Branson Police Chief Stan Dobbins tells the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2s1jUkL ) that 31-year-old Whitney McDonald’s remains were discovered by a fisherman at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in Forsyth, Missouri.

Taney County Coroner Kevin Tweedy said Monday that McDonald, of Nashville, Arkansas, was found about 17 miles from where her car was swept off the road on May 28 at 12:10 a.m.

Police have also recovered the bodies of 31-year-old Antonio Finley and 17-year-old Kaliea Munn from McDonald’s car. Two other passengers managed to escape the car.

The National Weather Service initiated a flash flood emergency for Branson and Taney County on May 27.

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