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Searchers find body of teen who drowned in river

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COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of 14-year-old boy who drowned in the Alcovy River in Covington.

The Covington News reports (http://bit.ly/12YtIdE) that Brandon Talley drowned Thursday afternoon at Factory Shoals Park. His body was recovered after a two-hour search.

Newton County sheriff's investigator Michael Cunningham said his office received a report of a child jumping into the river, going under and never resurfacing shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis said it appears to have been an accidental drowning.

Covington is about 35 miles southeast of Atlanta.

 

Information from: The Covington News, http://www.covnews.com/gbase/expedite/index.html

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