Seven year-old boy drowns in Rochester, Minnesota lake

June 30, 2020

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

The boy’s mother, Jasmin McBride says 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.