5-year-old drowns in Logan Martin Lake Monday afternoon

PELL CITY, Ala. (WIAT) — A 5-year-old drowned in Logan Martin Lake Monday afternoon in Pell City, according to Sgt. Don Newton with the Pell City Police Department. St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell has identified the boy as J.D. Johnson, of Birmingham.

Newton says officers received the call at 4:50 p.m. and arrived on the scene just minutes later. They arrived to find a nurse already performing CPR on the boy. An officer, who was also a paramedic, administered CPR as the boy was taken to St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital.

The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital. Newton says the investigation is ongoing, but foul play is not expected.

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