Boy, 5, dies after being pulled from lake in Woodbury

Police have released dashcam video of the attempted rescue of the child. http://kare11.tv/2u6k9Mi

WOODBURY, Minn. -- Woodbury police say a 5-year-old boy who was pulled from a lake in Woodbury on Saturday has died.

Authorities responded to a call of a child missing at Carver Lake Park around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. According to Woodbury police, the first officer on the scene coordinated bystanders to form a human chain to search for the boy. Within minutes, the child was located unresponsive about 25 to 30 feet from shore.

Paramedics began CPR and other lifesaving efforts on the boy before transporting him to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

On Sunday, Woodbury police reported that the boy had passed away. They identified him as Kendrick Jordan, Jr., of St. Paul Park.

Carver Lake Park is located at 3175 Century Avenue South, just east of I-494.

Police say it is still unclear how long Jordan was missing and underwater. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will do a full autopsy. 

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