4 Year Old Dies in Lake

William Cohen was found in Lake Hiawatha in Blackstone, Mass.

A 4-year-old boy died in an apparent drowning in a Massachusetts lake Sunday evening.

William Cohen of Bellingham was pulled from Lake Hiawatha in Blackstone shortly after 5 p.m., Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. confirms.

Crews performed CPR on the child and he was taken to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, where he was pronounced dead.

The boy went missing when he and his parents were visiting friends in the area. He was found in the lake after about 20 minutes of searching.

Police are investigating.

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