Associated Press Release
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities have recovered the body of 14-year-old boy who drowned in the Alcovy River in Covington.
The Covington News reports that Brandon Talley drowned Thursday afternoon at Factory Shoals Park. His body was recovered after a two-hour search.
Newton County sheriff's investigator Michael Cunningham said his office received a report of a child jumping into the river, going under and never resurfacing shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday.
Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis said it appears to have been an accidental drowning.
Covington is about 35 miles southeast of Atlanta.
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