A 12-year-old girl died Wednesday night while swimming in the Oconee River in Milledgeville.
Police Chief Dray Swicord said they were notified of a missing child around 6:45 p.m.
Family members said she'd gone swimming near the Oconee River Greenway off Highway 22.
Swicord said a state patrol dive team found her about two hours later.
Baldwin County Coroner John Gonzalez confirmed the victim is Tomeia Clowers.
He said Clowers' body is being sent to the crime lab in Macon for an autopsy.