Casey Brandon Brown

Updated at 10 a.m. to reflect new information in new report: The body of a 13-year-old Licking boy was recovered Saturday afternoon in the Current River near Cedar Grove in Shannon County, the Missouri State Water Patrol said.

Authorities said Casey Brown walked away from a campsite late Friday or early Saturday. He was believed to be swimming in the river and got into deeper water and drowned, according to a report.

The body, which was taken to Fox Funeral Home in Licking, was found at about 1:40 p.m., the water patrol said.



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