BOONTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — An unattended child shouting for his mother and footprints leading to the water led emergency crews to the bodies of a woman and a child in a Morris County pond, officials said. Police were called to Grace Lord Park on Tuesday by a person who reported the child, age 6, was standing near the pond, the county’s prosecutors office said.
Officers spotted the bodies and Boonton’s Swift Water Rescue Team recovered the 35-year-old woman and the 11-year-old boy.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: Renewed Calls For Justice Ring Throughout Philadelphia Streets Ahead Of Closing Arguments
The unattended child was unharmed, officials said.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Authorities have not released any names and have not disclosed the relationship between the individuals.
The prosecutor’s office was leading the investigation.MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash In Upper Macungie Township Sends 10 People To Hospital
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