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Teen's body found in Shallotte River

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- A teen's body was found this afternoon in the Shallote River. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says around 2 p.m., a helicopter spotted a body floating in the Shallotte River.

Now investigators are trying to figure out what happened, and who this teen was.

Brunswick County Sheriff's spokeswoman Emily Flax says the body is a 17-year-old male. She says the investigation near the Shell Point Community is ongoing.

The victim's name is not being released until the next of kin has been notified.

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Heartbreaking

My thoughts and prayers go out to the victim and family, as well as friends and everyone involved. May god bless you and help you through this tragedy. I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of such a young person with their whole life ahead of them.