Search continues for missing 10-year-old boy

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LAKE TALQUIN, Fla. (WCTV) -- Updated - November 6, 2017

John Skylar Brogdon (Family photo)

The search for a missing 10-year-old boy on Lake Talquin continued on Monday.

The boy, John Skylar Brogdon, was reported missing following a boating accident Saturday morning. Authorities say there was miscommunication between two boats, causing them to collide.

Divers ended their search Monday around 6:00 p.m. Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young says there will be another search party on Tuesday.

Sheriff Young says Lowndes County authorities will be joining the search party with special equipment, and teams from Bay County will also be coming to help. He says Gulf County is bringing cadaver dogs to the search.

On Sunday, crews searched between the area of Bell Lake and Bass Alley, just west of Goat Island, but found no sign of the boy.

Two adults involved in the incident were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.


November 4, 2017

Authorities are searching Lake Talquin for a missing boy after a Saturday morning boating accident.

Authorities say there was miscommunication between two boats, causing them to collide. No foul play is suspected.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation dive team and the Leon County Sheriff's Office are conducting a search and rescue operation for the juvenile passenger of one of the vessels.

The accident occurred around 10 a.m. Saturday and dive crews began searching for the boy around 2 p.m. At this point, the boy has not been located.

A man and a woman from one vessel were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.




 
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