- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a teenage boy who disappeared while swimming across the Green River has been recovered.

The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/xBGo7q ) the body of 17-year-old was found Wednesday morning.

King County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Cindi West says he was found in the area where he last been seen on Tuesday night.

West says the boy had crossed the river with friends, struggled on the way back and slipped under water. She said he appears to have drowned but that the medical examiner will make the official determination on cause of death.

The teen’s name has not been made public.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, https://www.seattletimes.com

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