Death of 3-year-old boy found near lake ruled accidental

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Investigators ruled the death of a 3-year-old boy found in a Marietta lake an accidental drowning.

The little boy's mother called 911 April 4 to report him missing from their apartment on Powder Springs Street.

Searchers found him a short time later in Reeves Lake near the shoreline.

Marietta Fire and Rescue crews pulled him out of the water and rushed him to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital but doctors couldn't save him.

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