FENTON TOWNSHIP (WWJ/AP) – Two separate drowings over the weekend claimed the lives of Michigan children.
According to police, an 11-year-old boy died after falling into Marl Lake in Genesee County while playing on an inflatable bouncer. The boy was playing Sunday night when he disappeared under the water. His body was found by a dive team.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region
The boy’s name was not immediately released.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
In St. Clair County, authorities said a 6-year-old girl died in an apparent accidental drowning at a park. Emily Jo Beery-Rush of Port Huron was swimming with other kids when she went missing.
The sheriff’s department said she was found and pulled to shore, but was pronounced dead at a hospital.MORE NEWS: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
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