5-year-old boy found in water in St. Petersburg dies

Transported to hospital in critical condition

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A 5-year-old boy has passed away after being found in the water in St. Petersburg on Wednesday.

The St. Petersburg Police Department said they responded to a call saying that Jamirreeus Broward went missing from 801 3rd St. S. shortly before 7:00 p.m.

According to officials, a family was fishing when they last saw the child on the sea wall.

The Fire Rescue Dive Team located Broward in the water at 7:28 p.m. and paramedics performed CPR and transported him to the hospital.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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