Search continues for teen in Virginia’s Rappahannock River

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A teen has long previous missing in Virginia’s Rappahannock River in Stafford County.

The Free Lance-Enormous title stories that the 15-365 days-extinct disappeared on Monday afternoon in the placement of the Historic Port of Falmouth.

A search used to be called off after darkness deliver in Monday night and used to be scheduled to resume on Tuesday.

Stafford Sheriff’s Maj. Shawn Kimmitz acknowledged that the teenager entered the river, in brief surfaced in the water, then went beneath.

The incident is the third emergency on the river in eight days. The Rappahannock is continuously regarded as to be bad. Nevertheless foremost rainfall has swollen the river with swift currents and debris.

On Saturday, Stafford divers had positioned a body in the Rappahannock at Muddy Creek end to the King George County line. The identity of that individual is serene unknown.

Closing week, search teams recovered the body of 40-365 days-extinct Brandon Childs. He had long previous missing whereas kayaking Aug. 30 end to the Fredericksburg City Dock.

Officials exclaim that more than 80 individuals maintain drowned in the Rappahannock since 1985.

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