Three-year-old dies in Lake of the Ozarks drowning

A 3-year-old died Monday from his injuries at Lake of the Ozarks. (MGN Online)

A child who was seriously injured at the Lake of the Ozarks died Monday afternoon.

Three-year-old Jared Jones, of East Lynne, Missouri, had wandered from a house at the 0.5 mile marker of the Pearson Branch Saturday afternoon and was found in the water.

Jones was taken to University Hospital, and succumbed to his injuries Monday at 2:26 p.m.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F has responded to three fatal incidents in July 2018, and 33 for the year.

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