10-year-old dies after drowning in Camp Dearborn lake

A 10-year-old child died after falling in a lake at Camp Dearborn in Milford Township.

Michigan State Police said the child had fallen off play equipment while on the lake around 6 p.m. on June 6. 

The child later died at the hospital.

State police first responded after receiving reports that a kid had fallen in the water and was no longer breathing.

Witnesses told police that the victim was on a floating play structure in the middle of the main lake when he fell. 

(Photo: Camp Dearborn)

The Milford Fire Department transported the 10-year-old to the hospital after finding a pulse, police wrote on Twitter. 

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After arriving at the hospital, CPR and other life-saving efforts were administered. However, the efforts were unsuccessful. Police said an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, but "it appears this was a tragic accident."