Rescue workers pulled the lifeless body of a 15-year-old boy from a lake in Hialeah today after the young boy attempted to jump into the lake from a bridge. Resuscitation efforts proved ineffective, and the boy was pronounced dead at Palmetto General Hospital.
Someone called police after the saw several teens jumping from a bridge at McDonald Park at 7505 W 12th Street at about 11 a.m. this morning. When police arrived several of the teens scattered, but one of the boys was unaccounted for according to a witness.
Divers searched for the boy, but do not know how long he may have been underwater before they found his body.
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According to police, the boy had been suspended from school, and that was not why he was in class.