Teen found after drowning in Horn Lake Creek

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HORN LAKE, Miss. — Search and rescue operation recovered the 16-year-old teen that went missing in Horn Lake Creek, Mississippi.

Law enforcement officials say the teen was with some friends at the washout at Horn Lake Creek. Officials say it happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

Officials spent the next three hours searching for the teen but recovered the body not far from where he went under.

Search and rescue officials believe the teen may not have known how to swim. They say cold water could have contributed.

This was on the Southaven and Horn Lake border behind the Southaven Police Training Academy on Two-Lane Road.

Southaven Police and DeSoto County Sheriff's Office worked together to recover the body.

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