1 Missing Child Dead After Pulled From Water, Crews Search for 2nd: Police

The two children had gone to play in the woods and didn't return

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A boy recovered from a Massachusetts river on Saturday has died, while rescue personnel continue to search for another child he was with, police said Sunday.

The two children had gone into the woods to play around 283 Fuller Rd. but never returned home, authorities said. Officers were first called to the area a little after 1 p.m.

One of the children was pulled from a body of water and brought to a local hospital, Chicopee police said. Their status is currently unknown.

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Rescue crews in Chicopee continued the search for a missing child Saturday afternoon.

Crews including K9 units, a Massachusetts State Police helicopter and an Underwater Response Team have been searching the area for the second child.

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