Search Continues for 17-Year-Old Missing Near Cooper's Landing

5 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, May 29 2014 May 29, 2014 Thursday, May 29, 2014 7:19:00 PM CDT May 29, 2014 in News
By: Matt Kalish, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - A 17-year-old went missing Thursday night near Coopers Landing after witnesses told police he never came back to shore after going swimming in the Missouri River with friends.'The search resumed Friday morning.

Police have two boats on the water looking for the man but have not released any information at this time about his whereabouts or the status of the search.

Boone County authorities say the boy's friends notified authorities Thursday evening that their friend was missing at Perche Creek near Cooper's Landing, a marina near Columbia.

KOMU 8 News will continue to update the story as the situation develops.

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