GRAVETTE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy reported missing in northwestern Arkansas has been found dead in a pond.

Benton County sheriff's Sgt. Shannon Jenkins said deputies found the boy about 11 a.m. Friday after he had been reported missing earlier in the day.

The child's name and a suspected cause of death were not released.

Jenkins said the boy was flown to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.