13-year-old dies in the Salt River

UPDATE: Divers with MCSO recovered the body of the teen Sunday evening.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has requested divers to assist in the recovery of the body of a 13-year-old boy who apparently drowned in the river Sunday afternoon.

MCSO says the boy went under near the area of Bluepoint bridge. Two other teens who were with the boy reported he went under and never resurface.

Sheriff's deputies searched the area on the ground and through the air for hours, without result.

The name of the boy has not been released.

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