Found! Missing youth camper located safe

Published on Friday, August 9, 2019

Employees from a nearby camp found Matthew Yarborough, 9, about 7 a.m. Friday morning, about 12 hours after he went missing Thursday evening from an upstate camp.

Matthew was found about two miles from where he wandered by the YMCA Camp Greenville. He was discovered missing Thursday after a headcount.

Matthew drank from a creek and covered himself with leaves overnight, he told authorities. He had scratches from the brush but was reported in good condition.

A Greenville County Sheriff Office spokesperson, Sgt. Ryan Flood said drones, K9s, bloodhounds joined about 130 searchers.



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