Medical examiner's office id's body found in river

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Updated: 2/12/2013 3:40 pm Published: 2/11/2013 5:00 pm

The medical examiner's office has identified the body found in the Arkansas River Monday as Randal Swain.

Three bow fisherman discovered Swain's body in the middle of the Arkansas river on Monday afternoon.

Tulsa Police tells FOX23, the body was found on a sandbar, around 40 feet under the 71st Street Bridge just before 5 p.m. 

FOX23's Frank Wiley was on the scene, he said TPD and TFD had trouble getting to the body, but it was obvious the man was dead. In order to gain access the 71st street bridge was temporary shut down.

According to Officer David Turner, later a helicopter flew in police and the medical examiner to remove the body with the help of firefighters. 

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aleman - 2/12/2013 5:23 PM
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Afraid of the quicksand

Mayor Maynot - 2/12/2013 4:57 PM
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Wouldn't it be easier to just launch a boat ??

pirate - 2/12/2013 9:22 AM
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where's jessie and al

aleman - 2/11/2013 6:06 PM
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My God...everyday now,sometimes two or three times a day...when will it stop?We as citizens have a right to demand outside help it is way out of control many more families will suffer until they take action?

Mayor Maynot - 2/11/2013 5:55 PM
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Condolences to friends and family :-(

NotStupid - 2/11/2013 5:08 PM
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Hope they're not military!
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