Diving crews find body of missing child in Iredell County pond

Emergency crews found the body of a missing boy late Monday night at a pond on Craftsman Loop in Iredell County. Cullen Anthony Lintzenich, 4, was found at around 11:40 Monday night.

The boy was last seen playing in his yard with a power wheels jeep. The toy jeep was also found in the pond.

The Charlotte Fire Department Dive team assisted in the water search with divers and an underwater sonar.

Emergency services began their search early Monday evening. Several members of the community also assisted police in a ground search for the boy around the area.

The Mount Mourne fire department described the missing child as a 4-year-old boy with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark green hoodie.

One firefighter went to the  hospital with non-life threatening injuries suffered on scene. 

The Iredell County Sheriff's office is investigating.

 

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