Boy dies after neighbor pulls him out of lake in Coconut Creek, police say

A Broward County resident pulled out a 3-year-old boy from a lake in Coconut Creek, but the boy was later pronounced dead on Friday evening at the hospital in Coral Springs, police said.

Scott Leamon, a spokesman for the Coconut Creek Police Department, said the resident saved the boy’s life at first, but later announced the tragedy.

The 3-year-old boy pulled from the lake near Cocoplum Circle passed away @BrowardHealth Coral Springs. The death investigation is ongoing,” he wrote on Twitter.

Police officers responded to a boy’s drowning on Friday in Coconut Creek.

Police officers and Fire Rescue personnel responded to the Advenir at Cocoplum community, at 4142 Cocoplum Cir., near the intersection of West Sample Road and Lyons Road.

The backyards of nearly two dozen townhomes at the Advenir face the community’s lake.

Detectives were asking anyone with information about the case to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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Update: The 3-year-old boy pulled from the lake near Cocoplum Circle passed away @BrowardHealth Coral Springs. The death investigation is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/t5zjU4LfH0

— Coconut Creek Police Department (@CoconutCreekPD) August 20, 2022Read More


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