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UPDATE: Rosebud County deputies find reported drowning victim

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According to Sheriff Allen Fulton, at approximately 11 a.m. on August 10th, Rosebud County Sheriff's Office found the drowning victim, Jason Blankenship, of Otter, MT.

Today the Rosebud County Sheriff's Office had 3 kayaker's, 3 spotters, 2 jet boats with Sheriff's Deputies and Search and Rescue Volunteers.

The Rosebud County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the local volunteers who were not part of search and rescue, but continued to help out in any way they could.


Rosebud County Sheriff's Office is searching the Tongue River after a drowning was reported Wednesday afternoon. 

The search is currently underway in the Birney area. The sheriff's office said the victim is described as a young man. 

Few details have been released at this time. Check back for updates. 

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