Body of 14-year-old swimmer recovered at Jefferson County campground

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HELENVILLE, Wis (CBS 58) -- Jefferson County authorities announced that after resuming their search they recovered the body of a 14-year-old male swimmer at 8:33 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. 

Jefferson County Dive Team resumed their search at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday using an underwater submersible drone with sonar and camera technology.


HELENVILLE, Wis (CBS 58) -- Multiple dive teams were on the scene in Jefferson County on Saturday, June 19, 2022 in search of a missing person believed to be in a pond at a campground in the Helenville and Rome area.

Crews responded to a call of a missing swimmer around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday and worked into the night. 

The area is a residential campground with a pond that is about two acres in size.

Currently, no additional details have been provided about the missing party. 

The assistant chief of the volunteer fire department of the Village of Rome told CBS 58 that the Jefferson County Dive Team would resume the search Sunday morning. 

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