Police find woman’s body week after flooding in Missouri

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities have recovered a body in Bull Shoals Lake that they believe may be the third victim of a flash flooding incident in Branson, Missouri.

The Springfield News-Leader reports (http://sgfnow.co/2qNV2IL ) Branson Police Chief Stan Dobbins says a woman’s body was spotted by a fisherman on Saturday and pulled from the lake.

Taney County authorities are still working to identify the body, but authorities believe it is likely 31-year-old Whitney McDonald. She was driving a vehicle with four other people inside that was swept away by floodwaters on May 27.

The bodies of 37-year-old Antonio Finley and 17-year-old Kaliea Munn were found the following day.

The flood victims were from Nashville, Arkansas. Police said they were in Branson for a basketball tournament that was being held in the city.