HOWARD COUNTY (WUSA9) -- A body has been found after a water rescue mission was underway to find a 15-year-old teen at Scott's Cove.

Rescuers have identified the body as that of the 15-year-old who had gone missing.

Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services (HCDFRS) and Howard County Police Department (HCPD) were dispatched at approximately 4:00 p.m. today to the 11000 block of Henderson Road in North Laurel. People had heard of a boy calling for help.

40 rescuers, assisted with a dog team, conducted a water and ground search to find the boy when the water temperate was approximately 50 degrees.

Officials say the teen was swimming, even though, It is prohibited to swim in the waters of Scott's Cove.
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