UPDATE: 12-year-old ID’d after body found in Lake Eufaula

Published: Mar. 22, 2022 at 11:23 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2022 at 3:35 PM EDT
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EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVM) - Eufaula Police Department recovered a young boy’s body from Lake Eufaula this evening.

Authorities were responding to reports of a school book bag floating in the water near Barbour Creek Boat Ramp dock at approximately 5:24 p.m.

An extensive search and rescue operation was done, both on the water and the land surrounding the lake.

The 12-year-old’s body was discovered about two hours later. Barbour County Coroner Skip Chapman has since identified the boy as Zyrion Harris, also known as Amir.

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