CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a missing 12-year-old boy apparently drowned in a central Arkansas pond after a thunderstorm hit the area.
The Log Cabin Democrat reports that authorities pulled Drake Walker's body from a pond in Conway on Saturday evening.
Authorities said rescue crews, family and friends were searching for Walker after he went missing while on a walk with a friend.
Conway Police Officer Sean Canady says the friend said he turned around and Walker was gone.
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokesman Tommy Jackson says he hasn't seen a report on Walker's death yet.
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