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Teenager Drowns in River in Eastern Kansas

KSAL StaffApril 29, 2015

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has drowned in a river in eastern Kansas.

The Coffey County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that Matthew Edwards of Burlington drowned Tuesday evening in the Neosho River in Burlington.

Numerous agencies responded to the river and worked for about an hour to recover the teenager from the water.

Details about what led to the boy’s drowning were not released.

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