Teen Drowns in Missouri River

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Crews have recovered the body of a teenager from the Missouri River in southern Boone County.

The Columbia Daily-Tribune reports that the teen’s body was found Monday evening after authorities searched for him for several hours.

Friends who were at the river with the teen reported him missing earlier Monday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the victim’s name was not being released.

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