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.