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Boy drowns after falling in lake in Waldorf, Md.

Monday - 11/4/2013, 3:40pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Charles County authorities say a 6-year-old boy has drowned in a Waldorf lake.

The Charles County Sheriff's office says Jayden Williams, of Waldorf, and a group of other children walked out onto a concrete platform at the lake, which is near Drake Court, Sunday afternoon. Jayden lost his balance and fell into the lake.

The children ran to a near-by home to ask for help. Divers found Jayden after a few minutes of searching and took him to University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, where he died two hours later, according to the sheriff's office.

Officials say no foul play is suspected in the drowning.

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