- Associated Press - Friday, June 5, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Columbus and Phenix City authorities say a 14-year-old boy has disappeared in the Chattahoochee River.

Multiple news outlets report the boy was swept beneath the rapids south of the 13th Street Bridge in Columbus around 5 p.m. Thursday. The fire chief says the boy slipped on rocks and fell in the water. Witnesses said the boy went in the water without a life jacket.

Authorities suspended their search Thursday. It will resume Friday morning.

The search for the boy came more than a day after divers recovered the body of 15-year-old Tyquarius Myers Wednesday. Myers’ body was located more than 12 hours after the body of 35-year-old Lloyd Cabiness was recovered in the same area after they fell from a boat Sunday. Neither was wearing a life jacket.

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