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Child found dead at Lake Allatoona

061414 9 a.m.

The body of a 6-year-old boy who went missing Friday night was found in Lake Allatoona.

According to a news release from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office at the time the child disappeared:

Cherokee sheriff’s deputies responded to Sweetwater Campground Friday evening at approximately 8:15 pm in reference to a missing 6 year old boy.

The child, Corday Dimilo Duffy of College Park, was at the campsite with his grandmother, aunt, other siblings and cousins. Corday was last seen in the family’s tent at approximately 7:15pm. The campsite is very close to the water’s edge but Corday was never seen in the water.

The investigation is continuing.

Photo courtesy of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.