Police Identify 5-Year-Old Boy Who Drowned In Indian Creek

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Police have identified the 5-year-old boy who drowned in Indian Creek on Friday.

Police said on May 31, Christopher Morrison, Jr. got out of a locked door and went down to the creek, where he loved to play. Christopher slipped on the muddy banks and fell into the water, police said.

Numerous people searched the area and found Christopher's body in the creek. CPR was conducted at the scene, but to no avail, police said.

Christopher had played at the creek before, but always under supervision, police said. His parents are now encouraging others to speak to their children about water safety.
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