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Crews find body of missing teen who jumped into St. Joe River

The body of a teen who went missing in the St. Joe River Tuesday night has been found. According to Elkhart Police, search crews located his body early Wednesday morning.

According to our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth, the teenager jumped into the river behind the Arbors at Riverbend apartment complex on Ash Road and never resurfaced.

Dozens of other teens were on the scene after the incident happened. We are told that the victim's friend lives in the complex, but the victim is from Elkhart. 

Crews searched the waters for several hours before finding the teen's body.

The teen has not been identified. The case remains under investigation. 
 

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