AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - Rescue crews recovered the body of a teenage drowning victim Monday morning.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identified the victim Jazion Ezell, 16, of Amory.
The incident happened Sunday afternoon at approximately 3:45 at Town Creek near Bigbee Road, which is northwest of Amory.
Gurley said Ezell was one of seven others who were at the creek wading in the water.
Witnesses said Ezell suddenly disappeared beneath the water.
Searchers recovered his body Monday at approximately 8:12 in the same area where he disappeared, the coroner said.
Editor's Note: The map (linked above) shows the general location of Town Creek and may not represent the exact location of the incident.