7-year-old drowns at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester

7-year-old drowns at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester
Rochester police and firefighters responded to a child missing in Cascade Lake Park about 7 p.m. Saturday. The child was recovered from the lake and taken to St. Marys Hospital. (Source: KEYC News Now)

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy has drowned in a lake in Rochester.

The boy’s mother, Jasmin McBride tells KTTC-TV her son, Deon McBride, was in Rochester to visit his father for the summer.

Rochester police and firefighters responded to a child missing in Cascade Lake Park about 7 p.m. Saturday. The child was recovered from the lake and taken to St. Marys Hospital.

The boy’s family has created a GoFundMe page to return his body to Chicago for burial.

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