Teen's body recovered from South Carolina lake

June 28, 2017 - 6:05 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy has drowned in a South Carolina lake.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts tells local media that the boy's body was recovered around 1 a.m. Wednesday from Lake Carolina.

Richland County spokesman Curtis Wilson says the boy had jumped into the lake Tuesday evening, but never resurfaced. The Columbia Police Department, Richland County Sheriff's Department dive team and Richland County EMS worked the water rescue.

The teen's name and age haven't been released. Wilson says an autopsy is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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