Tupelo Police say child pulled from Veterans Park Lake has died

By NEMS Daily Journal

The Tupelo Police Department says the 7-year-old boy rescued from the lake at Veterans Park Friday died Saturday.

Tupelo Police Captain Tim Tate identified the boy as Chance Nobles. The child had been at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis.

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.