Search for missing Loudon County teen ends

Search for missing Loudon County teen ends

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LENOIR CITY (WATE) - The search for a missing Loudon County teenager has ended in a tragedy.

After several hours of searching for 15-year-old Colt Jones, police say they found the teenager dead of an apparent suicide.

Officials told 6 News, Jones wandered into the woods behind his house on Friday around 6:30 last night on the 9000 block of Highway 11.  He was reported missing Saturday around two in the morning.

A command center was set-up at Cedar Hill Golf Course by Highway 11, and a full scale search was launched.

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