Body of 12-year-old found in water at Johns island

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. - The body of a 12-year-old child has been found in the water near a dock at Johns Island in Charleston County.

Sheriff's Maj. Jim Brady says the youth was playing tag with two other children in the water and was reported missing around 7:15 p.m. Sunday.

Sheriff's deputies, divers, air support and the marine patrol responded to the report.

Divers found the body about an hour later.

Emergency medical workers were unable to revive the youth.

The child's name has not been released.