Crews recover teen’s body from Great Miami River


BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Butler County emergency crews located a teen’s body in the Great Miami River late Monday.

Monroe police said 13-year-old was fishing with a 17-year-old friend at about 7:00 Monday night when he went under the water and never resurfaced.

That’s when the older teen called for help.

Police and fire units responded to the scene near Oxford State Road.

The Butler County Water Rescue Team found the teen’s body around 10:35 p.m.

His name is not being released at this time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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