Crews searching Neuse River for 10-year-old boy
A 10-year-old boy went missing in the Neuse River Sunday afternoon while on a fishing trip with his family, Lenoir County emergency crews said.Posted — Updated
WNCT in Greenville reported that crews began searching the area of the river near Hardy Bridge Road, west of Kinston, around 1 p.m. They were resuming their search at 6:30 a.m. Monday.
The boy, who was identified Monday as Henry Jauregaui, is a strong swimmer, but the fast current pulled him underwater, his family told WNCT.
The Sandy Bottom Fire Department and the Wayne County Dive Team are using side-scanning sonar equipment to find him, WNCT reports. No other information was released.
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