Eight-year-old boy drowns in Oconomowoc River

OCONOMOWOC (WITI) -- Oconomowoc police say an eight-year-old boy drowned on Thursday, July 18th in the Oconomowoc River.

Police say the boy was a member of a larger group that was using the facilities at Riverside Park in Oconomowoc.

Chaperones noticed he was missing, and located him in the river. He was pulled from the river by one of the chaperones in the group.

The boy was taken to the hospital, but died as a result of the incident.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

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