Boy, 15, drowns in Big River
DE SOTO (AP) — A St. Louis teenager has drowned after being swept under water by the current of an eastern Missouri river.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 15-year-old Imhed Wright drowned Saturday at Washington State Park near De Soto.
The patrol says Imhed was trying to cross the Big River near a boat ramp when he was swept under. The High Ridge Fire Department dive team recovered the body.