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Missing 13-year-old boy's deceased body found in Ouachita River

Authorities found the body of a missing 13-year-old boy in Ouachita River by the Forsythe Boat Ramp.

The Monroe Police Department received a call around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 about the missing boy.

A rescue boat with the Monroe Police Dive Team was sent out to look for the missing boy. Also assisting in the search were the Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Monroe Fire department, and Ouachita Parish Fire Department.

The Monroe Police Department said the boy's body was found around 8:30 p.m. He was found close to where people last saw him in the water.