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Colorado boy pulled from Nebraska lake dies at hospital

July 24, 2018

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A 4-year-old Colorado boy pulled last week from the water of a western Nebraska lake has died.

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office says in a new release that the boy, Messiah White of Colorado Springs, died early Tuesday at a Denver hospital.

Messiah was found unresponsive Saturday in the water at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area in western Nebraska.

CPR was performed on the boy, who was flown to a Scottsbluff hospital and later transported to the Denver hospital.

The boy’s death has been ruled accidental.

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