Rescue crews find body of 17-year-old boy in Elk River

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH Reports) — EMS workers say the body of a 17-year-old boy has been found after he went missing in the Elk River Thursday evening.

Rescue crews began searching for the boy at about 7:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of River Haven Road in Clendenin.

Officials said the boy was swimming with three friends when he went underwater.

Eyewitness News will have more information as it is released.

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