Police ID 8-year-old who drowned in river
Boy from Nashotah was visiting Riverside Park
Police identified the 8-year-old boy who drowned in the Oconomowoc River.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Oconomowoc police said Shane Needles of Nashotah was with a group visiting Riverside Park when a chaperone noticed he was missing Thursday.
The boy was found in the river shortly before 2:30 p.m. and was pulled from the water by one of the chaperones.
First responders performed CPR on the boy and he was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
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