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Police: Grand Rapids teen accidentally drowned in Grand River

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Posted at 11:25 AM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 11:25:25-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police have identified the body of a 16-year-old pulled out of the Grand River on Monday.

Grand Rapids police say 16-year-old Damontrell Brown was found dead in the river near Front Avenue NW.

Brown had last been seen in the area of Richmond Park on August 21 between 1-3 a.m. Police say his family and officers had been searching for him since that time.

Brown’s death has been ruled an accidental drowning.