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6-year-old Jayden Michael Williams drowns in lake in Waldorf, Md.

10:30 AM, Nov 4, 2013   |    comments
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WALDORF, Md. (WUSA9) -- Charles County Sheriff's department authorities have released the name of a 6-year-old boy who drowned Sunday afternoon in Charles County.

Authorities say Jayden Michael Williams of Waldorf was playing with a group of kids near a lake near Drake Court in Waldorf at approximately 2:15 p.m. They walked out on to a concrete platform and Jayden lost his balance, say authorties. They say he fell into the lake, and his group of friends ran to get help.

Authorities found  Jayden in the water minutes after arriving at the scene and performed life saving meaures, according to officials.  He was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center and was pronounced dead approximately two hours later, according to officials.

Authorities say the drowning appears to be accidental.

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