Boy, 16, found dead in Salem creek
SALEM, Ore. Police found the body of a 16-year-old boy who drowned in Mill Creek in Salem.
Police say he was last seen about 9 p.m. Sunday when he fell off his tube into the water. He did not surface.
Searchers on shore and in a boat found no sign of him overnight, and divers waited until daylight to continue looking.
Divers found the boy's body Monday morning.
Police say the creek has fast and slow-moving water ranging in depth from 2 or 3 feet to pools that are 10-to-15 feet deep.
A Salem Fire spokesman said the boy was not wearing a life jacket.
His name has not been released.