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Investigators say child falls through ice, drowns in Isabella County

The Isabella County Sheriff’s Dive Team and the Shepherd Fire Department worked to pull the boy...
The Isabella County Sheriff’s Dive Team and the Shepherd Fire Department worked to pull the boy from the pond.(WITN)
Published: Dec. 21, 2020 at 9:06 AM EST
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LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJRT) - Michigan State Police say a 4-year-old boy died after falling through the ice on a pond at a home in Shepard on Saturday.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were called to the home around 2:55 p.m. Saturday. They say the boy’s father was trying to find his son in the pond, but couldn’t.

The Isabella County Sheriff’s Dive Team and the Shepherd Fire Department worked to pull the boy from the pond.

An ambulance rushed the boy to MidMichigan Medical Center-Alma, where emergency physicians were unable to revive him. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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