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.
#UPDATE— Rescue crews have identified the child whose body was recovered at Cummins Falls this morning as 2-year-old Steven Pierce of Eddyville, Ky. @WKRN pic.twitter.com/0KFeKzNWLD
— Josh Breslow (@JoshBreslowWKRN) June 10, 2019
Searchers will hold a press conference at 10 p.m.
Read WKRN’s full report here.