ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police say a 7-year-old boy who was pulled from the Mississippi River has died.

The agency tweeted Friday that the victim was pronounced dead around mid-day, and that an investigation hasn’t revealed any foul play.

st cloud boy drowns in mississippi river Boy, 7, Pulled From Mississippi River Dies

(credit: Jason Wachter/St. Cloud Times)

Officials aren’t releasing the boy’s identity until more relatives are notified.

KNSI-AM reports that a fire department boat found the boy near the edge of the river. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

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