3 yr Old Boy Drowns in Mallard Lake - Pontoon Beach
Posted by Sleuth on March 7, 2021, 12:40 pm
PONTOON BEACH, Ill. (AP) — A 3-year-old Missouri boy died after police found him floating in the Mallard Lake area on Friday. |
Pontoon Beach police said the boy was found unresponsive after he had been reported missing from a mobile home park near the lake around midday Friday. Officers pulled him from the water and performed CPR until an ambulance arrived.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that officials said the boy regained a heartbeat and was taken to a hospital where he died later.
The boy's death will be investigated by a regional child death task force, which is routine in such cases.