Police: Teen’s body recovered in Reston’s Lake Audubon

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are investigating an apparent drowning after a 17-year-old was found dead in Reston’s Lake Audubon on Thursday night.

Just before 9 p.m., first responders were called to the 2000 block of Beacon Heights Drive for the report of a swimmer that went underwater and didn’t resurface, police said.

About an hour later, the teen from Silver Spring, Maryland, was found unresponsive in the water. Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The chief medical examiner’s office will look into the cause and manner of the teen’s death.

Police said detectives do not suspect foul play.

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Scott Gelman

Scott Gelman is a digital editor and writer for WTOP. A South Florida native, Scott graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019. During his time in College Park, he worked for The Diamondback, the school’s student newspaper.

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