PARKE Co., Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana Conservation Officers said the body of a 3-year-old was recovered Sunday evening after the child went missing near the beach at Raccoon Lake.
They said at around 3:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the beachfront area of the lake in reference to a 3-year-old had wandered from his family.
Just before 5 p.m., officers said a visitor located the child in 6 to 7 feet of water just outside the beach area.
The child was taken to Hendricks Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The incident is under investigation.