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Crews find missing Sale Creek teen dead early Wednesday morning

Crews find missing teen dead in Sale Creek. (Image: WTVC)

UPDATE:

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says they located the body of the missing teen off Leggett Road near the bottom of a bluff.

Detectives are still investigating the circumstances of the teens death.

Since the teen is underage, police will not release the name of the victim.

Hamilton County Schools spokeswoman Amy Katcher has revealed that he was a student at Soddy Daisy High School, and grief counselors are now on hand at the school to provide comfort to students and teachers.

Crews cleared the scene a little after 6 a.m.


Depend on us to bring you updates on this developing story when they become available.

PREVIOUS STORY:

The Sale Creek Volunteer Fire Chief says crews are on the lookout for a missing 15-year old.

The family says the child didn't come out of the woods earlier tonight after hiking.

This is a developing story. Depend on NewsChannel 9 to bring you any updates as they become available.

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