Merced boy, 6, drowns in Mariposa Co lake

Monday, May 14, 2012

A six-year-old Merced boy is dead after falling into a Mariposa County lake.

The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office says six-year-old Isaiah Rodriguez was reported missing near Dawn Lake Sunday evening. His family told deputies they believed he may have fallen into the water.

A search was launched and Isaiah's body was found along the shoreline. Rescue crews tried to save his life, but the child was pronounced dead a local hospital.

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