Woman’s body identified

The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office says the body of a woman found Sunday night has been identified. 

The woman's body was recovered from flood waters off of County Road 553, southeast of Caruthersville, Missouri, and appeared to have been there for several days. 

On Monday, Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said the victim was identified as 59-year-old Diane McDaniel, of Caruthersville and the cause of death was accidental drowning. Greenwell said McDaniel's family was notified before her identity was released. 

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