Child, 8, found dead in Hephzibah

 The body of an 8-year-old child reported missing Saturday night was found early this morning in a pool at a Hephzibah residence.

According to a statement released by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jon Stevens was found about 1:30 a.m. by the dive team.

Deputies had been called to 4601 Hunters Mill Court about 9:30 p.m. where Jeanette Stevens told them her son had been visiting friends but had not been seen for several hours.

A lookout was broadcast and a number of Richmond County road deputies began a search of the area. A dive team brought in to search a pool at the residence recovered the body.

 

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