MARIETTA, S.C. (AP) – The Latest on a 12-year-old boy who went missing during a hike in a South Carolina state park (all times local):
South Carolina officials say a missing 12-year-old boy is being checked by medical staff after getting lost in the woods overnight.
Drew Pinciaro of the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says John Quay was located Sunday and is in good condition. Pinciaro says a family that lives in the area was out hiking and found the boy, who went missing Saturday after a hike with his Boy Scout group.
Pinciaro says he was told Quay covered up with leaves to stay warm overnight as the temperature dipped to around 40. Pinciaro says the boy is being checked by medical personnel as precaution.
Investigators said Quay was hiking with the Boy Scouts, but a head count around 4:30 p.m. Saturday revealed he was missing.
Rescuers are searching a South Carolina forest for a 12-year-old boy discovered missing after a hike with his Boy Scout group.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and others are searching the Jones Gap State Park Sunday for John Quay, who’s been missing since Saturday afternoon. They said cold weather is a concern.
The five-foot-two boy was described as wearing a gray T-shirt, blue jeans and glasses.
Investigators said he was hiking with his Boy Scout group and a head count around 4:30 p.m. Saturday revealed he was missing.