A 4-year-old drowned after falling right into a river whereas fishing together with his household, Georgia police say.
Albany police stated they responded to the Flint River round 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, after experiences of a kid falling into the water. The boy had been fishing together with his household.
After the kid fell in, his father jumped in to attempt to rescue him earlier than calling for assist, in response to WALB.
Officers instantly started looking the banks of the river, in response to a division information convention shared to Fb.
Following an hours-long search, the kid’s physique was recovered round 5 p.m. after it washed ashore close to the Radium Springs Boat Touchdown, police stated. Firefighters carried out CPR however the boy was pronounced lifeless.
The boat touchdown is about 3 miles from the place the household was fishing, WALB reported.
Albany is about 180 miles south of Atlanta.
This story was initially printed December 12, 2022 1:26 PM.