WARSAW – A 5-year-old child recovered from Pike Lake beach on Tuesday evening has died.
This incident is still under investigation by Indiana Conservation Officers, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
The child, who has not been identified, was reported missing while swimming at Pike Lake early Tuesday evening, July 14.
Witnesses reported the boy was swimming in the public swim area near shore when he could not be found. The boy was later found unresponsive by a family member near the public swimming pier in approximately five feet of water.
He was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital by paramedics and later flown by Lutheran Air to Fort Wayne.