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6-year-old girl drowns in Oklahoma lake

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 2, 2014

PAULS VALLEY — The Pauls Valley Police Department says a 6-year-old girl has drowned at Longmire Lake.

The department says officers responded to a report Sunday evening of a child who’d gone missing in the lake. Police say officers recovered the girl’s body from the lake about three hours later.

Authorities have not yet released the girl’s name.

Pauls Valley police received help from multiple agencies in the search, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department, the Garvin County Sheriff’s Office and others. has disabled the comments for this article.