Child Drowns In Cedar Lake During Summer Camp

By Eric Dutkiewicz

Child Drowns In Cedar Lake During Summer Camp

July 8, 2013 Updated Jan 9, 2014 at 12:21 PM EST

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - A child drowned Monday night while swimming as part of a summer camp.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources says campers from the Howe School Summer Camp were swimming in Cedar Lake when staff noticed one child was missing around 6 p.m.

Lifeguards searched the lake, and found the body of the child in 8 feet of water.

The child was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

Howe School Summer Camp is for boys, ages 9 to 15, according to the camp's website.

The identity of the drowning victim has not been made public.

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