17-year-old drowns in Lake Wedowee

(Source: Raycom News Network)
(Source: Raycom News Network)
Published: Jun. 3, 2018 at 2:40 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2018 at 10:05 AM CDT
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RANDOLPH COUNTY (WSFA) - A 17-year-old Alexander City juvenile died Saturday afternoon in Randolph County, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed.

According to ALEA, the juvenile drowned on Lake Wedowee near the end of Randolph County 90. ALEA said they received a call about the incident just before 2 p.m. and assisted with the search.

ALEA said the Randolph County Rescue Squad recovered the body around 4:30 p.m.

The Randolph County Sheriff's Office has taken the lead in the investigation.

According to Benjamin Russel High School, the victim was an upcoming senior student. A name has not been released at this time.

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