Body of missing teen found

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)- A sad end in the search for a missing Lenior City teen.

Investigators with the sheriff's office confirm that 15 year-old Colt Jones's body was found not far from his home.

The teen's parents say he ran off Friday evening after a fight with them.

As many as 40 people spent the day searching for Jones, covering a roughly four square mile area near Highway 11 and Muddy Creek Road.

Foul play is not suspected. His body was taken to UT Medical Center for an autopsy.

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A search is underway in Loudon County for missing 15-year-old Colt Jones.

According to dispatch, Jones went missing from a home on Highway 11, following a fight with his parents.

Jones is described as 5' 10" tall, he has short red hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a turquoise t-shirt with the word "Aero" on it, blue jeans and gray sneakers.

Officials have set up a command post at Cedar Hill Golf Course near Dead Man's Farm, and multiple agencies are taking part in the search.

Local 8 News has a crew on scene. We will bring you the latest as it comes in.

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