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Man dead, child hospitalized after being pulled out of water at Lake Pleasant

Boy was taken to the hospital in stable and alert condition
Lake Pleasant
Posted at 3:01 PM, Jul 16, 2023

PEORIA, AZ — A man is dead and a child is recovering after being pulled out of the water at Lake Pleasant Sunday afternoon.

The man, 25, was pronounced dead on the scene according to officials.

The child, a 5-year-old boy, was taken to the hospital in stable and alert condition. The child has since been released from the hospital.

MCSO officials say the boy and man both started struggling in the water around the same time before bystanders worked to rescue them. Neither was wearing a flotation device at the time.

No further information is available.