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Teenager drowns in Chickasawhay in Greene County

Shannon Nicholson, 14, drowned in the Chickasawhay River Wednesday morning. Shannon Nicholson, 14, drowned in the Chickasawhay River Wednesday morning.

A young Greene County girl drowned Wednesday as she was swimming in the Chickasawhay River.

The Greene County Sheriff's Dept. says Shannon Nicholson, 14, was swimming with friends and relatives at the River Road Bridge in Stateline around 11:30 a.m. when she went under and did not come up.

Her body was found near that location about 1:40 p.m. by divers from Wayne County.

Greene County Sheriff's officials said she was not wearing a life vest.

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