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Hamlet Youth Drowns in Lake

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FAYETTEVILLE — A 12-year-old drowned at a Cumberland County lake Saturday.

Sheriff's deputies say DySean Willis, of Hamlet, jumped into deep water at Fantasy Lake and never resurfaced.

Lifeguards pulled the boy from the bottom of the lake and performed CPR on him.

He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


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