Tupelo PD: Rescued child survived the night

By Carlie Kollath/Daily Journal

The Tupelo Police Department said the 7-year-old boy rescued from the lake at Veterans Park survived the night.

Capt. Tim Tate at 3:50 p.m. said Chance Nobles remains in critical condition at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. He said his last update from the hospital was at 11 a.m.

The child was airlifted to Le Bonheur around 5 p.m. Friday after paramedics resuscitated him. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. while he and several other children played in the park’s lake despite a No Swimming sign posted about 10 feet away.

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