MISSOULA — Search crews on Monday found the body of a teen who was reported missing and believed to have drowned in northwest Montana.
Lincoln County Sheriff Darren Short says that at around 9 a.m., searchers from David Thompson Search & Rescue found the body of a 17-year-old boy who has been missing and presumed drowned in the Kootenai River near Kootenai Falls.
The body was found about four miles downstream from where he disappeared on July 20.
Crews had been searching for the teen with the aid of dogs since he disappeared.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded and assisted search and rescue personnel in recovering the body on Monday morning.
The family has been notified.
The name of the teen has not been released.