(LAFAYETTE CO., Ms) (WCBI) Lafayette County authorities Monday afternoon recovered the body of a missing Lafayette County teen. 19 year old Stephen Tyler Emerick was last seen April 29th after he left work after saying he did not feel well.
Volunteers and rescue crews searched an area near where Emerick’s truck was found for the past week. This afternoon his body was located in the Yocona River near where it flows into Enid Lake.
Lafayette County Sheriff Buddy East says he will not speculate on any cause of death or any circumstances until after an autopsy is completed in Jackson