BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — The body of a 12-year-old boy has been recovered from a Burlington County lake after police say he fell in the water while fishing off a pier with friends.READ MORE: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
It happened just before 5 p.m. on Thursday in the Sylvan Lake.
Police tell CBS3’s Alex Hoff that multiple kids were fishing off a pier on the lake when two people fell in. Police say only one child resurfaced from the water.
Marine units searched for hours to locate the boy whose body was later recovered just before 8 p.m.READ MORE: Dirt Bike Rider Wanted In Hit-And-Run That Left Teenager Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
Police have not yet released the identity of the child.
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