UPDATE: The Bettendorf Police Department identified the 16-year-old boy who drowned on Saturday at Crow Creek Park.

Jermilyn Gardner of Davenport had been swimming in the quarry.

“Our hearts go out to his family, friends, and the Davenport West High School Community during this very difficult time,” said Bettendorf Police Department Chief Keith Kimball.

EARLIER UPDATE: A 16-year-old boy drowned in Bettendorf on Saturday, according to a news release.

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Bettendorf Police received several 911 calls about a drowning person at Crow Creek Park who had been swimming in the quarry, the release says.

Bettendorf Firefighters responded with Bettendorf Police and launched a boat to help with the search. The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in the water deceased at 8:27 p.m., the release says.

The incident remains under investigation. The release says more information will be released
pending family notification.