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UPDATE: 14-Year-Old Drowning Victim Identified

UPDATE:

Police say the 14-year old who drowned Monday afternoon in Jackson County is identified as Trenton Moore.

The teen from Nashville, Michigan was swimming with friends at the Oak's Campground, when he slipped under the water.   

Officers were on the scene within six minutes from the 9-1-1 call, but were unable to find him.

Moore's body was pulled from the water about 30 minutes later, and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

 

ORIGINAL:

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS)- Police are investigating a water rescue after a 14-year-old boy was swimming in a campground lake and got separated from a relative.

It happened shortly after 3:30 P.M. Monday at the Oaks Campground in Leoni Township.

Officials tell us that the boy was under water for at least 30 minutes. The relative tried to save the boy, but was unable to get him to shore.

He is being transported to an area hospital.

According to Mlive, the campground owner, Tammy Roark said the boy was at the campground for an annual event that brings grandmothers and their grandparents camping.

Roark said there has never been a drowning at the campground before.
 

 

UPDATE: Blackman-Leoni Officials confirm the 14-year-old boy passed away at the area hospital.
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