Body of drowning victim found in Waurika Lake

By: News 12 Email
By: News 12 Email

WAURIKA LAKE, OK -- After three days of searching Waurika Lake the body a missing Pontotoc County boy has been found.

OHP troopers say they recovered the body of 12-year-old Colton Dean Parnell Tuesday morning at Mitchell Point in the lake.

Investigators say Parnell was swimming about 40 yards from shore, Saturday, when relatives saw him go under but they couldn't reach him.

They say Parnell came up twice then never resurfaced.

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