Crews in Armstrong County recover body of missing 3-year-old boy

ARMSTRONG COUNTY, Pa. — The body of the missing three year old boy was recovered from the water in Armstrong County Saturday Afternoon, according to the coroner’s office.

Dwight Lee Dinsmore, 3, of Yatesboro, was discovered in the Allegheny River on Saturday around 2:40 p.m.

The boy went missing on Friday and was found approximately one mile south of Lock Number six in Bethel Township.

The death is being ruled an accident.

First responders from multiple departments in Armstrong County spent several hours Friday searching in and around the Allegheny River.

Officials said the boy’s family was at a former campsite in South Buffalo Township when he disappeared.

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The search was called off around 8 p.m. Friday due to storms that moved through western Pennsylvania, but resumed Saturday morning, according to Armstrong County 911 dispatchers.

At this time, the family asks that they are given room to grieve the loss.