5 year old drowns at Logan Martin Lake

A 5 year old boy has drowned at Logan Martin Lake in Pell City. Pell City police Sgt. Don Newton said the child drowned around 4:50 PM this afternoon. Officers responded to the call at Lakeside park where CPR was given to the child until paramedics arrived. The child was taken to St. Vincent's{} St. Clair Hospital and was pronounced dead. Police have not released the name of the boy and say this is the first drowning to occur at Lakeside Park this year. Sgt. Newton says the investigation is ongoing but believes this is an accidental drowning.