PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl drowned on Logan Martin Lake in Pell City.
WBRC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/KIwmGO) that the girl drowned shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday at Lakeside Park.
St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell says that Desarie Boone had just gotten into the lake with her family and friends when they discovered she was missing.
Authorities say Desarie's mother found her daughter in the water. The girl was taken to St. Vincent's St. Clair hospital, where she was pronounced dead.