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Body found at Lake Columbia landing formally identified

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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:10 pm

Authorities have officially confirmed the identity of a body found at a Lake Columbia park on Monday, August 12.

Columbia County Sheriff Mike Loe said Wednesday that Shannon Howell, 31, of Magnolia, died as a result of suffocation due to hanging. No foul play is suspected.

Deputies went to the Maurice Lewis Landing on August 12 in response to a report about a possible suicide. The body was sent to the Arkansas Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.

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