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.

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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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