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Body Of Ky. Toddler Recovered From Cummins Falls, Tenn.

Posted at 11:37 AM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 11:41:22-04

JACKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A missing 2-year-old’s body has been recovered from Cummins Falls in Jackson County, Tennessee.

WKRN, a CNN affiliate, reports that the body of 2-year-old Steven Pierce of Eddyville was recovered Monday morning.

The search and recovery efforts follow an incident in which a large rush of water left numerous people stranded. The boys’ parents had to also be rescued.

Officials said 63 total people were saved from the water.

Searchers will hold a press conference at 10 p.m.

Read WKRN’s full report here.