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14-year-old boy drowns while swimming in Menomonee River

WAUWATOSA, WI (WTAQ) - It was a very tragic scene at Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa Saturday afternoon.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says a group of kids went to swim in the Menomonee River. When they got out, a 14-year-old boy did not resurface.

Dive rescue and responders from the Wauwatosa and Milwaukee fire department were called in to find the boy, who was found under water.

The boy was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation. The identity of the boy has not been released.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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