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Young boy dies after drowning in lake

Springfield, Ill. - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) -- A boy is dead after drowning in a Macoupin County lake.

Ethan Kitchens, 7, of Decatur, was pronounced dead on Friday evening. The Sangamon county coroner says he was taken to a Springfield hospital after being pulled from Lake Catatoga in Plainview.

An autopsy determined drowning to be the cause of death.

No foul play is suspected.

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