Missing Boater with AR Ties Found Dead in MS

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-  A former Little Rock  Church employee has been found dead, after he disappeared while apparently on his boat at the Tunica Cut-Off in Mississippi.

The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office says that they were dispatched on October 26 around 9:45 p.m. to find Walter Bauman, 66,  who had apparently been out in his boat earlier that day. 

Authorities continued their search on Friday, October 27, where they located Bauman’s boat, along with some other personal items.  However at that time they were unable to find him.

Officials found Bauman's body on Thursday near the area where he went missing and was later confirmed to be Bauman on Friday afternoon.

Bauman was a graduate of Henderson State University. He had also previously worked at Holy Souls and the First United Methodist Church. 


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