KCK Fire and Police search for 11-year-old who did not resurface from river

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. –KCKFD and the Police Department are searching for a drowning victim near I-435 and the Kansas River on August 22.

Officers said family members were playing with a ball on the beach along the river. When the ball went into the river an 11-year-old girl went after it and never resurfaced.

One adult and two juveniles went in after the child, but had to be rescued by a boat passing by.

A dive team from Overland Park arrived on scene to assist with the search.

In a statement released by KCKPD, the victim has not been located an all efforts have shifted from rescue to recovery.

FOX 4 will have more information when it becomes available.

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