A 6-year-old girl died after being rescued from the ocean at Milford Beach.


Photo by: Emylea Darrah

On Monday, a 6-year-old girl died after being rescued from the water at a beach in Milford Township.

A child was reported missing around 5:30 p.m. at Martindale Beach in Kensington Metropark.

The girl was thought to be in the water, so the police started looking for her. A team of divers went to the scene.

People in the area helped out and made a chain of people. She was found near the beach in a weedy area. The girl was pulled out of the water and given CPR by the first responders.

The victim was taken to the hospital, but he or she died there.

The investigation is being done by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office.

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