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Body of 14-year-old boy recovered in Peters Lake in Walworth County

Posted: 8:35 PM, Jun 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-25 11:31:30Z
Body of teen recovered in Walworth County lake
Body of teen recovered in Walworth County lake
Body of teen recovered in Walworth County lake
Body of teen recovered in Walworth County lake

WALWORTH COUNTY  -- The body of a 14-year-old boy who was last seen swimming Sunday afternoon in Walworth County has been recovered in Peters Lake.

Dive teams were called to Camp Timber-Lee on Peters Lake just before 4 p.m. Sunday. The director of Camp Timber-Lee tells TODAY'S TMJ4 an employee of the camp heard distress calls in the water -- and called authorities. The boy who was in the water was not from their camp, the director says.

According to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, the child was out enjoying a day at the lake before he went missing.  

The Sheriff’s Office says they used a drone, helicopter, boat, and the dive team to search for the boy. His body was recovered around 7:30 p.m.

No other information has been released at this time.

Stay with TODAY'S TMJ4 for further updates on this developing story.