FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Arizona authorities have found the body of a 6-year-old boy who was swept away by floodwaters.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that the body of Jacob Baudek was spotted by hikers along the Agua Fria River. The boy's body has been recovered from the river bank.
Searchers spent Friday and early Saturday looking for the boy, who was swept away in rising waters about 70 miles north of Phoenix as his family tried to take him to a hospital because he was sick.
The boy's father and sister were also swept by the current, but managed to get to safety.
Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said the boy had been presumed dead. Authorities found the pajamas he was wearing and a backpack he was carrying late Friday.