Body of missing boy recovered on Duck River - WSMV News 4

Body of missing boy recovered on Duck River

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Dreyton, 9, went missing in the Duck River. (Source: Family photo) Dreyton, 9, went missing in the Duck River. (Source: Family photo)
SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The body of Dreyton Sims was recovered from the Duck River on Thursday afternoon.

Bedford County Sheriff Austin Swing said the 9-year-old’s body was found in Shelbyville, about two miles from where he went missing.

Dreyton's family said he was swimming in the Duck River with his 11-year-old brother on Tuesday afternoon when the strong current swept them away.

The 11-year-old boy was rescued, but they couldn't get to Dreyton, who was reportedly not wearing his life vest.

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