Missing Child Found Deceased in Redwood River Near Justice Park in Marshall

The Marshall Police Department responded to a distress call on Wednesday about a missing child on South 4th Street.  Marshall Fire Department and Lyon County Emergency Management were contacted to assist in conducting a search.  

Around 5:20 p.m., an unresponsive four year old child was found in the Redwood River near the intersection of Kossuth Avenue and North 7th Street.

Emergency responders on scene administered life-saving procedures as well as the transportation to the hospital. Despite their efforts, the boy was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy and there is no foul play suspected at this time.

The child’s identity has not be released at this time.