Three Rivers teen drowns in St. Joseph River

Posted at 9:52 AM, Jul 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-20 10:50:37-04

THREE RIVERS, Mich. — A 16-year-old boy died Wednesday after being swept away by the current while swimming in the St. Joseph River.

After hours of searching, rescuers found the body of Marco Chapman, 16.  He was a student at Three Rivers High School and had been swimming in the river with a group of friends.

A crisis team for students will be available until Noon Wednesday at the Three Rivers High School office.