UPDATE: 3-year-old drowns at Nebraska lake

Authorities say a three-year-old girl has drowned at a southcentral Nebraska lake.
Johnson Lake Google Earth

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Authorities say a three-year-old girl has drowned at a southcentral Nebraska lake.

The child reportedly fell off a flotation device and went under the water Wednesday at Johnson Lake south of Lexington.

The Gosper County Sheriff’s Office says the girl’s body was recovered early Thursday morning.

The child was identified as Avery Grace Mendiola, of Lexington.

An autopsy has been ordered.

 

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