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Teenager drowns in private lake

A Jones County teen drowned early this afternoon in a private lake in the Sharon Community.  Jones County officials say 2 teenaged boys were riding in a boat in a lake off of Hidden Lake Road. 

Officials say the boat overturned and one of the boys did not resurface.  His body was recovered around 4 o'clock this afternoon. 

Jones County authorities have not released the victim's name.  We do know however, that he was a senior in the Jones County school system.


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