Authorities release name of teen swept away at D’Lo Water Park

SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Officials have released the name of the 18-year-old whose body was found at the D’Lo Water Park.

Simpson County authorities said Dakota Epps was found around 4 a.m Thursday.

Epps went missing around 7 p.m. Wednesday at the water park along the Strong River.

Officials said he was swimming with his girlfriend when he was swept away by the water.

Search teams went out looking for Epps around 7:30 Wednesday evening.


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