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11-year-old found in drainage ditch in Bastrop

3 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Wednesday, April 10 2019 Apr 10, 2019 April 10, 2019 9:43 PM April 10, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: KTVE
BASTROP, La. (AP) - A child's body has been pulled from a drainage ditch in Bastrop near Baron Ball Park.
Bastrop Police told local news outlets that the deceased is an 11-year-old boy. His name has not been released.
Police believe the boy was a victim of flash flooding that occurred in Bastrop on Sunday night. The child was reportedly last seen Saturday afternoon but not reported missing. He was discovered in the ditch Tuesday.
Authorities believe the death was an accidental drowning. There were no signs of foul play however the investigation is still open pending the results of an official autopsy.

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