Body of young boy found near Zoo Beach in Racine


by Laura Matovina

RACINE -- The body of a young boy was found 300 feet off Zoo Beach in Racine, Thursday afternoon.

The Racine County dive team reports the body of the boy was spotted by a civilian boater.

Divers can't say for sure, but it is presumed they found the body of missing 10-year-old swimmer Willie Bogan, who's been missing since Saturday.

Bogan and a few friends were swimming at North Beach when the boy went under the water and didn't come back up.

Lifeguards tried to rescue the boy, but were unable to save him.

His friends were all survived.


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