Boy pulled from Chatfield Reservoir dies

KUSA - Dive team members from the Littleton Fire Department pulled a young child from the water at Chatfield Reservoir Saturday evening.

The child was transported to an area hospital where he died according the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Officials have not released the child's age or gender, however witnesses say the victim is a young boy. Witnesses say he was fishing with a group when he disappeared. They say he was missing for about 20 minutes.

Rescuers first responded to the reservoir around 5:30 p.m.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)


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