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Crews Recover Body Of Man Who Went Missing In Arkansas River

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The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The search for a man who went missing in the Arkansas River is over.

Searchers found the 42-year-old victim on Tuesday near the Pueblo-El Paso county line.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The victim was fishing Monday near Florence when he went into the river to rescue his dog. The dog was able to get back to the shore.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

Nearly a dozen people have died in rivers running high this spring across Colorado.

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