CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Tragedy happened in the celebration of Memorial Day after a young boy became separated from his family and drowned.
Authorities say it happened around 6:30 Monday evening at a Lake Jacksonville swimming area.
Police began searching when the five year old boy's grandmother reported him missing.
The body was found by a swimmer nearby.
An off duty nurse performed CPR. EMS took the child to ETMC Jacksonville where he was pronounced dead.
The drowning remains under investigation.