Body Found in Arkansas River In Sand Springs

A body was found in the Arkansas River near Sand Springs, Monday, July 15.

Around 8 p.m. a male body was recovered from the river near the Highway 97 bridge in Sand Springs.

The body was first spotted by a woman who was fishing approximately a half mile upriver from the bridge. Patrol boats have been searching the area for any evidence.

The body had no identification with it, and authorities are looking at missing persons reports to see if anyone fits the description of the deceased.