The cause of death is believed to be accidental drowning. The boy’s body will be taken to the medical examiner’s office in Roanoke.
The search for August involved 160 people, including state and local law enforcement agencies, as well as volunteers, according to the Times-Dispatch.
The Farleys declined to comment.
"We are asking that everyone respect the family and to pray for them," Gardner told the Times-Dispatch. "I have four grandchildren of my own. ... I can't imagine what they are going through."