Body of Teen Missing in Blount County Lake Recovered

Authorities have recovered the body of the missing teen from Ragland who fell into a Blount County Lake. According to the Blount County Sheriff’s office, search crews found the teenager’s body in the immediate vicinity where he we went overboard on Highland Lake in Blount County around 5:30PM on Sunday. The 15-year-old fell overboard as he leaned over the rail of the boat on the docks while he was assessing storm damage. The Highland Lake police department said they have decided not to release the teen’s name out of respect for the family.


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