- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) - Fairfax County police say crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old who disappeared while fishing along the Potomac River near Mount Vernon.

Officers say the body of Vladimir Antonio Perez Flores of Alexandria was recovered in Little Hunting Creek about 1 p.m. Thursday.

A Fairfax Fire and Rescue representative says the teen was fishing with a group of people about 8 p.m. Wednesday where Little Hunting Creek meets the Potomac. Officials say Perez Flores was swimming when he experienced distress and disappeared beneath the surface.

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