A 911 name alerted emergency responders to the physique, which was recovered from the river close to Draper Touchdown in Eden, in response to an announcement from the Rockingham County Division of Emergency Companies.
The boy was a part of a bunch of 9 tubers who went over a dam Wednesday night close to a Duke Power energy plant.
4 of the tubers had been discovered alive Thursday when “an astute energy plant employee noticed one thing” and referred to as 911, Rockingham County Sheriff’s Workplace Public Data Officer Lt. Kevin Suthard stated.
The our bodies of three different tubers had been recovered Thursday. One of many tubers remains to be lacking.
Emergency officers performed one other search of the river Sunday between the dam and the place the boy’s physique was discovered, however did not find the ultimate sufferer. A second search of the river close to the North Carolina-Virginia border additionally did not flip up something, the assertion stated.
Rockingham County officers believed the discharge of water from Belews Lake Saturday night time would enhance river move making it “very possible” for victims to floor.