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Child Drowns In El Reno While Parents Sleep Nearby

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EL RENO, Oklahoma -

Police find a child floating in Lake El Reno after someone called and reported seeing a different child playing near the water.

Around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, the caller drove by the southeast corner of the lake and saw the child, approximately 6 years old, playing near the edge of the water. When police arrived, they found the child safe, and the child's parents asleep in a nearby car.

However, the parents told police their 2-year-old son was missing. After a brief search, police found the 2 year old in the lake. He was non responsive.

Police and paramedics attempted to revive the child but were not successful. The boy was rushed by ambulance to a Mercy-El Reno Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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