- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who disappeared last week in the Chattahoochee River in Columbus.

Multiple news outlets report Coleton Dean Brown, of Seale, Alabama, went missing after he slipped and fell into the river Thursday afternoon.

Officials confirmed he was pronounced dead at 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says a kayaker found the teen’s body floating in the water.

Additional divers and two search dogs were brought out Saturday morning to aid the recovery efforts, along with Columbus Fire and EMS crews. On Friday, Georgia Power turned the dam off completely, forcing it to zero flow to aid in the search.

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