Boy Dies In Apparent Drowning In River - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Boy Dies In Apparent Drowning In River

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - A 9-year-old Elyria boy drowned on Thursday night while playing in the Black River with other children.

Rescuers said that Domanique Coats was underwater for about 12 minutes before he was found. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Police interviewed other children to try to determine what happened.

They said that water in the river at that spot is shallow in some parts and very deep in others.

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