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2-year-old Washington County boy dies after being found unresponsive in lake

Posted at 9:06 PM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 07:58:09-04

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. -- A 2-year-old boy died Thursday after being found unresponsive in Big Cedar Lake, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies, Lifestar Rescue, and the Slinger Fire Department were called to a home in the Township of West Bend just after 2:00 p.m. and took the child to St. Joseph's Hospital in West Bend, where he later died.

Preliminary evidence suggests the child drowned, the sheriff's department says.

The Washington County Detective Bureau and the county Medical Examiner's Office are working together to determine the official cause of death.

Check back often for updates on this developing story.