Drowning Victim’s Body has been Found

According to the family, the body of the 17-year-old kayaker who fell into the Sequatchie River at the hydraulics area at Ketner’s Mill in Marion County was found on Tuesday afternoon.

The family reported his name via social media as Devin Lane Kunkle.

Those assisting in the recovery efforts were: Marion County Rescue Squad, Marion County EMA, Marion County Sheriff Department, TWRA, Jimmy Cantrell with Fire Rehab Services, Whitwell VFD, Crossroads VFD, New Hope VFD, Hamilton Co-Stars Swift Water Rescue, South Pittsburg VFD, Buddy Smith Constable District 4, Hamilton County Cave and Cliff and Puckett EMS.