Man found dead in Newton County lake

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LITTLE ROCK, Miss. (WTOK) - Emergency officials have found the body of a man reported missing in a Newton County lake.

Emergency manager John Williamson says they received a call around 5 p.m. Tuesday that there was a man in his 50's who was unaccounted for.

Williamson said dive teams searched a 75 acre private lake off Greenland Road in Little Rock for the man.

An emergency responder now confirms to Newscenter 11 that the man's body was discovered in the lake just after 9 p.m. thanks to those search efforts.