UPDATE: Body of 17-year-old boy recovered at Breaks Interstate Park

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ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (WYMT)- Update 05/24
The search for a missing boy at Breaks Interstate Park concluded this morning, according to a post on the park's Facebook page.

They say his body was found in the Pool Point area and his death is being treated as a probable drowning.

The park urged caution that the river is "high and extremely cold" and said that was all the information they would share out of respect for the family.

Update 05/23 11:15 p.m.
The search for a missing boy in the Pool Point area of Breaks Interstate Park has been called off for the night.

Park Superintendent Austin Bradley said Ratliff Hole, Pool Point, and the nearby railroad bridge near Elkhorn City will be closed to the public to make room for the search.

Bradley said the search will resume Sunday morning.

Original Story 05/23
Officials are searching for a missing 17-year-old boy at Breaks Interstate Park near Elkhorn City.

They are searching in the Pool Point area of the park.

The Breaks police are working with Fish and Wildlife and a few local fire departments from Kentucky and Virginia.

Right now we are unable to confirm what happened leading up to the boy's disappearance.

We will update as more information becomes available.