STOCKTON (CBS13) – Crews on Saturday located the body of a teenager who went missing in the river in Stockton.
According to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, the 14-year-old boy and his father were trying to recover a lost boat anchor in the San Joaquin River near Buckley Cove Park.READ MORE: Remains Of WWII Sailor From Stockton Killed At Pearl Harbor Officially Accounted For, Navy Says
The boy was using a breathing apparatus to enter the water, and the father soon noticed his son was having problems while under, authorities said.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
The sheriff’s office said the father pulled up the line his son was attached to find he was no longer connected.MORE NEWS: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
The boy’s body was located at around 5 p.m.