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CALICO ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in Izard County have released the name of a man whose body was found floating in the White River.

The sheriff's department said Tuesday the victim is Donnie Ray Woodcock. The body was found June 6 near a boat dock in Calico Rock.

Jonesboro television station KAIT reports ( ) that investigators found indications that someone had been camping on a large rock in the river about a quarter-mile upstream. A number of items were found there, including the remains of a camp fire.

Authorities have not indicated whether foul play was involved or how Woodcock died.

Woodcock's body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to determine the cause and manner of death.

Information from: KAIT-TV,

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