The 19-year-old son of Craig Morgan has been found dead after what authorities described as a weekend boating accident along the Tennessee River basin, Morgan’s publicist has said in a statement.
Publicist Cindy Hunt said in the statement late Monday that the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee recovered the body of the teen, Jerry Greer, on Monday evening in an area called Kentucky Lake in northwestern Tennessee.
Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rod Edwards told local media that Greer and a friend had been tubing when the accident occurred. Greer’s friend resurfaced, but Greer did not. Both were wearing life jackets.
“The family is grateful for the outpouring of support and requests prayers at this time as they privately mourn this terrible loss,” saiod the statement released by Hunt on behalf of Morgan and his wife, Karen Greer.