Here's the conclusion of a tragic story following an exhaustive search by authorities in Kansas City, Kansas.
Fox4: Crews recover body of 11-year-old girl who drowned in Kansas River in KCK
Deets posted with highlights in the interest of public safety at the conclusion of the Summer:
KCK Police Department spokesperson Nancy Chartrand said emergency crews found 11-year-old Rebecca Van Sui Par, who went under water Saturday afternoon and didn’t resurface.
Chartrand said the young girl was found in the Kaw not far from Turner Diagonal Freeway.
Assistant Fire Chief Scott Hawley previously told FOX4 that, on Saturday, Rebecca and her family were spending time on a secluded stretch of land near the river and Interstate 435.
When their ball went into the water, Rebecca went into get it. Hawley said the undertow pulled the girl under.
Two of her relatives were rescued by nearby fishermen as they frantically tried to save her life. The family members were taken to the hospital.
Hawley reminded the community that no part of the Kansas River is safe to walk in.
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