LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Crews in Indiana found the body of a young boy who was swept away by a river at a park Thursday afternoon. 

The body of 6-year-old Brendan Sperry was found about 7:45 a.m Saturday morning, by the Bartholomew County Water Rescue team.

Sperry's body was located about a half mile south of the State Road 46 bridge.

Sperry disappeared in the water Thursday afternoon at Mill Race Park. Conservation officers say he was with family members on a sandbar on the Flat Rock River when he stepped into deeper water and was swept away.

Officers say family members tried to save him but he was already too far away.

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