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5-Year-Old Drowns In Watertown River; Rescuer Missing

5-Year-Old Drowns In Watertown River; Rescuer Missing

A 5-year-old boy is dead and a man who tried to save him from drowning is missing.

Watertown police say the child fell into the Black River Saturday evening while fishing. A man described as a family friend jumped in to save him. The boy's body was found at a hydroelectric dam downriver hours later. Searchers continued to look for the man's body through the day on Sunday.

The names haven't been released yet.

 

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