• Dennis McCaslin

Teenager drowns in public swimming area at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake

A sixteen year-old male youth drowned on Mother's Day in the area near the Prairie Creek Marina on Beaver Lake in Benton County and officials are saying there is an investigation into the incident.

The teenager has not been identified. Officials with the Benton County Sheriff's Office say the boy went underwater around 2 p.m. on Mother's Day and never and resurfaced. The drowning in the Prairie Creek Recreation public swimming area.

he Benton County Sheriff's office confirmed a 16-year-old boy drowned at the Prairie Creek swim area Sunday afternoon. His body was recovered a shot time later.