Body of missing 6-year-old who disappeared boating with his dad recovered

Posted at 8:37 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 20:37:06-04

(WXYZ) — Police have recovered the body of a missing 6-year-old who disappeared while boating with his father in South Rockwood last month.

According to police, the body of 6-year-old Jaxon Oaks was found on Friday. Officers say his body was found in the Huron River by a relative who was continuing the search.

Members of the Michigan DNR assisted with the recovery.

On April 13, police recovered the body of his father, 29-year-old Justin Oaks.

They launched their boat from the Downriver Marina at approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 29. The last contact with Juston was at 12:35 p.m. via cell phone.