Human remains found in Beaver Lake, police say

Authorities were notified Monday afternoon of something suspicious under the Highway 412 bridge at Beaver Lake.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 1:45 p.m. and after arriving at the site police said they found human remains floating in the water near Ramsey Ramp of Vaughan Road (WC 382).

A dive team recovered the remains and conducted a further search of the area, according to a news release.

The Nob Hill Fire Department, Arkansas Game and Fish, Goshen Fire Department, Washington County Department of Emergency Management, and Benton County Sheriff’s Office are providing support, a spokesperson from the office said.

The remains were transported to the Washington County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation and search are continuing.