Child reported missing found dead less than 1 hour later

A 3-year-old boy was found dead less than an hour after his mother reported him missing Wednesday, according to authorities in Cobb County, Georgia.

>> Read more trending news

The toddler drowned in Reeves Lake near the apartment complex where the he lived with his mother.

The boy was rushed to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in critical condition, Marietta police Officer Chuck McPhilamy said.

The child was found in nearby Reeves Lake near the shoreline.

About the Author