Child drowns at Miss. state park

By The Associated Press

QUITMAN, Miss. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy who drowned at Clarkco State Park in Clarke County has been identified as Raquez McFarland.

Clarke County Sheriff Todd Kemp says rescuers found the Clarke County boy’s body Sunday night. Kemp says the boy was at the boat ramp area of the park Sunday when he went missing.

Kemp says the child’s body was found about 30 feet from the pier.

Kemp says an autopsy has been ordered.

Officials say the boy was at the lake with family and friends.