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Boy dies from apparent drowning in Oconomowoc

OCONOMOWOC, WI (WTAQ) - Oconomowoc Police are investigating the apparent drowning death of an eight-year-old boy.

Officials said the youngster was part of a group swimming in the Oconomowoc River at Riverside Park, when a chaperone noticed that he was missing.

The boy was found in the water around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

One of the chaperones pulled him out. First responders performed CPR.

The child was taken to a hospital where he died a short time after the incident.

His name was not immediately released. 

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