Authorities investigating drowning of 3-year-old in Steuben County

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The Indiana State Police and Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a drowning in Steuben County, which claimed the life of a three-year-old boy. 

Preliminary investigation indicates State Police and Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a child found in the water at Lake Arrowhead around 2:30 p.m. yesterday. 

The child was unresponsive when emergency personal arrived on scene, and immediate life-saving measures were attempted until medical personnel arrived.

The child was pronounced dead by the Steuben County Coroner. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

This story was edited from its original version after the Indiana State Police issued a correction that the victim was a boy, not a girl.