11-year-old Hilbert drowning victim identified
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HILBERT, Wi --The 11 year old boy who drowned in Hilbert Tuesday afternoon has been identified.
The Calumet Sheriff's Department say the young victim was Jacob Meronek.
The say he and his 9 year old brother were swimming in a retention pond when Jacob went under, and didn't resurface.
The dive team found him in 8 feet of water. He was taken to the Calumet Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.