Missing 5-year-old boy found in water at St. Pete park dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A 5-year-old boy who went missing while fishing with his family in St. Petersburg has died.

Jamirreeus Broward was fishing with his family at Poynter Park on Wednesday evening.

Just before 7 p.m., Jamirreeus’ mother noticed him missing and immediately called police.

St. Pete Fire Rescue divers found him in the water at 7:28 p.m. and paramedics performed CPR and then transported him to the hospital.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Poynter Park is located at 1002 3rd St. S.

No other details have been released.

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