Authorities in Blount County are searching for a 15-year-old Ragland boy who went missing in Highland Lake, Thursday, May 1, 2014. (abc3340.com)
HIGHLAND LAKE - AL — Police have recovered the body of the missing 15 year old from Ragland. Search crews found the teenager's body on Highland Lake in Blount County around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.A search has been underway on the lake since Thursday morning. That's when the teenager who was inspecting storm damaged decks for a boat company fell into the water. Crews from Trussville, Cullman County, Etowah County and Blount County were focusing the search around the docks. Dive teams had gone into the water. There was also dragging and the use of sonar equipment to help find the teen.Police have not released the teenager's name.
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