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Staff Photo: Erin Evans. Members of the Newton County Dive Team prepare to enter the water Thursday morning to resume the search for the body of 17-year-old Bernardo "Alex" Rosas, who was in the Factory Shoals Park waters Wednesday afternoon with friends. Rosas' body was found about 1 p.m.

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Searchers find body of missing 17-year-old in Alcovy River

COVINGTON -- For the second time in less than a week, Factory Shoals Park was the scene of a tragedy.The body of 17-year-old Bernardo "Alex" Rosas was recovered Thursday afternoon, just days after a 59-year-old man was discovered dead in the waters Sunday. Rosas had disappeared in the waters of the Alcovy River below the shoals Wednesday when he was swimming with friends at the park.


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