Boy, 8, dies after being pulled from Oconomowoc River

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2013 --- 8:40 p.m.

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy has died after being pulled from the Oconomowoc River.

Police say the boy was with a group visiting Riverside Park when a chaperone noticed he was missing Thursday.

The boy was found in the river shortly before 2:30 p.m. and was pulled from the water by one of the chaperones.

First responders performed CPR on the boy and he was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports police did not identify the boy. His death remains under investigation.

Copyright Associated Press 2013


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