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Sheriff: Body, submerged vehicle found in NE Kansas lake

Published 2019-09-11T17:59:21.713Z

Hillside Lake boat ramp photo courtesy Miami Co.Sheriff

HILLSDALE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found a body and submerged vehicle in a northeast Kansas lake.

The Miami County Sheriff's Office and firefighters responded Wednesday morning to Hillsdale Lake after a fisherman reported seeing the body floating in the water.

The body was pulled to shore, and divers found the vehicle underwater near a boat ramp. The sheriff's office says identification of the body is underway. No other details were immediately released.