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Young man dies after cliff jumping in Madison County

Devron Looney, 18, died after jumping off a cliff at The Offsets in Madison County Saturday afternoon. (Source: family photo) Devron Looney, 18, died after jumping off a cliff at The Offsets in Madison County Saturday afternoon. (Source: family photo)
Devron Looney, 18, died after jumping off a cliff at The Offsets in Madison County Saturday afternoon. (Source: family photo) Devron Looney, 18, died after jumping off a cliff at The Offsets in Madison County Saturday afternoon. (Source: family photo)
MADISON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

According to Madison County Sheriff Bobby Spain a young man died after jumping off a cliff at The Offsets in Madison County Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 2:45 pm.

Authorities say Devron Looney, 18, and a friend jumped off a cliff there.

We're told Looney hit the water and panicked.

The friend noticed him panicking but couldn't get him out of the water. 

His body was recovered at 8:08 p.m.

Looney's body was picked up by the Madison County Coroner. 

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