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4-Year-Old Drowns At Eastside Park

Last updated on Tuesday, June 18, 2013

(WASHINGTON) - Washington detectives continue to investigate the drowning of a four-year-old boy Sunday afternoon.

According to Washington Police Detective Trent McWilliams, the child was at a family gathering at Eastside Park when police received a 911 call at 4 p.m. reporting the child was missing.

About eight minutes later the child was found in the overflow area of Baumert Lake near the park pavilion.

CPR was performed on the child and he was taken to Daviess Community Hospital where he died.

McWilliams says the name of the child and his parents are not being released because the case is still under investigation.

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