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Loudon County ends search for missing teen

8:17 PM, Oct 27, 2012   |    comments
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Loudon County authorities ended the search for a missing teen on Saturday night after they found his body.

Loudon County Deputy Chief Jimmy Davis confirmed Colt Jones, 15, took his own life.

Loudon County authorities began searching for the Lenior City High School sophomore at 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning after his family reported him missing on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

The search continued until late this evening until authorities found Jones' body.

10News normally does not report on suicides, but because of the massive search and the number of calls we received, we wanted to pass along the latest development.

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The Loudon County Sheriff's Office tells 10News they are searching for a 15-year-old boy who has been missing since 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

Few details are being released at this time other than there is a command center located on Highway 11 near Dead Man's Farm.

10News has a crew en route.  Stay with 10News for more information as it becomes available.

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