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Authorities investigating drowning in the Saline River

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Saline County (KATV)  -  Just before 12:30 p.m. Saline County authorities were called to the Saline River because of a possible drowning.

According to Benton Police, people at the scene said a man who was swimming in the river went under and never came back up to the surface.

A little before 3:00 p.m., crews recovered the body of 18-year-old Michael Ryan Baker from the river.

Authorities are treating it as a death investigation and they say there is no indication of foul play at this time.
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