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6 Year Old Drowns Near Rolla

6 Year Old Drowns Near Rolla

By Mike Morgan. CREATED Jul 25, 2014

Authorities in Phelps County say a 6 year old boy from Fenton, Missouri drowned at a popular campground.

Family members say they lost sight of Noah Cook at Fugitive Beach on Highway 73 south of Rolla.

His body was found about an hour and a half later in 15 feet of water about 40 feet from the shore.

The owners have closed the attraction and issued a statement offering condolences to the family.