12-year-old drowns in Chesapeake Bay

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 7:10 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 4, 2022 at 7:11 AM EDT
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WWBT) - The holiday weekend turned tragic for a family on vacation in Virginia Beach, WVEC reports.

A 12-year-old boy has died after he went missing in the Chesapeake Bay.

Zamari Wilson was last seen by his family in the water around 10:30 A.M. on Sunday. Crews found Wilson in the water three hours later.

Medics said he died on the way to the hospital.

A few hours later, crews recovered the body of a 44-year-old man who also drowned in the Chesapeake Bay.

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