Boy Drowns in Lake in Blackstone

A four-year-old boy drowned in Lake Hiawatha on the Blackstone-Bellingham line Sunday afternoon, according to several reports.

The Boston Globe quoted the Worcester County District Attorney’s office, saying the boy’s family was visiting friends at the lake. He was found in the water about 20 minutes later, and CPR was immediately started, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

He was taken to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, R.I., where he was pronounced dead.

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