Body found in the water at Buffalo Springs

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EMS and other first responders were called Thursday morning to the marina at Buffalo Springs Lake for the report of a body in the water.  The call came in around 8:30 a.m.

During the noon hour, officials provided an update and publicly identified the woman found as Louise Sheppard, 76. 

Officials believe that she possibly suffered from a medical condition and fell into the water.

Game Warden Aaron Sims said Sheppard would frequently come to the lake for fishing.  They believe she arrived at about 6:30 a.m. and was fishing along the water’s edge.

An autopsy was performed and confirmed the cause of death was drowning.

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