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Death of Oklahoma woman found in Kansas lake being investigated as a homicide

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. – Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found floating in a southeast Kansas lake as a homicide.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said in Facebook post that hunters found the woman Thursday about a quarter-mile south of a boat ramp at the Card Creek camping area east of Independence.

Paramedics loaded her into a boat and took her to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities identified her Friday as 33-year-old Cindy “Pinky” Ann Eason, of Miami, Oklahoma.