Police: Teen drowns in Wichita apartment complex lake

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Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 8:46 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a teenager has drowned in a lake on a Wichita apartment complex grounds.

Authorities say the drowning happened around 2 p.m. Sunday when emergency crews were called to the Kingston Cove apartments in south-central Wichita. Officials say the teen was with a group of friends swimming in the lake when he went under the water and did not resurface.

The teen’s friends tried to rescue him, and several onlookers jumped in the water to try to help, but could not find him. First responders called to the scene found the teen within 30 minutes and pulled him from the water, but were unable to revive him. His name was not immediately released.

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