Body of baby recovered from Tallapoosa River
From Trussville Tribune staff reports
Searchers on Saturday night recovered the body of an 18-month-old boy that was reportedly swept into the Tallapoosa River earlier in the day.
Officials said the child reportedly fell from the arms of a person standing on rocks in the river near a public boat ramp behind AES Industries off Highway 229 in Tallassee.
The child, whose family was from Phenix City, wasn’t wearing a life jacket, officials say.
The Tallassee fire department received a 911 call at 1:45 p.m. Saturday