Body of Ruby boy found in Chena Lake

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2000

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The body of a boy from the village of Ruby was found early Wednesday in Chena Lake near Fairbanks.

Brian Wright, 11, had disappeared Sunday evening during a family picnic. More than 200 people participated in the search for the boy Monday and Tuesday.

Wright's body was recovered shortly before 7 a.m. Officials said he was found about 75 feet outside the marked swimming area where the water is 15- to 20-feet deep.

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