Missing Arkansas boy found dead in woods

By Nancy Cook | ncook@ktalnews.tv

Published 02/18 2014 11:27AM

Updated 02/18 2014 12:54PM

The body of a Magnolia, Ark., boy was found this morning, according to the Union County Ark. Sheriff's Office.  

According to NBC 6 News sister station, KTVE-TV in Monroe, the childr, Hank Bollen, 9, reportedly was squirrel hunting with family members Monday, south of U.S. 82 near Marysville. The UCSO said the boy’s body was found iaround 9 a.m. today in a deer camp outside of Marysville.

Union County Sheriff Mike McGough is now saying the boy died of a gunshot wound. Earlier investigators said the boy died of drowning. The child’s body was taken to Little Rock for an autopsy. . 

McGough said they're investigating this as a hunting accident and do not believe foul play was involved.

In addition to the UCSO, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission area volunteer fire departments and others took part in the search



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