8-year-old Georgia boy who vanished found drowned in “borrow pit”

WAYNE COUNTY, Ga. — An 8-year-old boy who vanished in south Georgia was later found dead in a “borrow pit,” according to WJCL.

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Noah Bush, of Jessup, was last seen in Wayne County around 5 p.m. Wednesday. His body was recovered Thursday morning.


According to Wayne County deputies, Bush’s body was found in a construction “borrow pit” after he drowned.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office told WJCL that Bush took off his shoes and wandered around a “no trespassing” sign before stepping into water in the hole.

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A borrow pit is a hole dug deep in the ground to provide fill material for construction projects.

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