Girl Drowns at Church Youth Party in Kansas

Lt. Jason Stephens, Wichita police department

(SGN) — A girl’s body was found in a lake, after officials in Wichita, Kansas say the girl drowned during a church party for middle-schoolers.  The body was found Sunday afternoon, with search efforts beginning hours earlier, after the child’s parents came to pick her up from the party.

Emergency and fire crews searched the shoreline and found the body about 10 feet from shore and 10 feet under water.  The victim has been identified as 11-year old Shelby Cramb.

Church officials plan to hold a prayer meeting tonight, and posted this message on their official Facebook page.

Wichita police held a news conference.

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