3-year-old boy found floating in water at Possum Kingdom Lake as authorities left scene of drowning

POSTED: 9:52 PM Jul 07 2013   UPDATED: 12:32 PM Jul 08 2013
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ABILENE, Texas -

As a Palo Pinto County justice of the peace was leaving the scene of a drowning at Possum Kingdom Lake Sunday, authorities received a report about a missing child at the lake’s Sandy Beach.

According to Judi Pierce, public information officer for the Brazos River Authority, the 3-year-old boy was found floating in the water and has been taken to Palo Pinto County General for treatment. As of Sunday night, Pierce did not know the boy’s name or condition.