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Three year old drowning victim identified

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WINN PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Winn Parish Sheriff has released the name of the child who drowned when he fell into a rain swollen creek.

Three year old Alden Garland was with his family who was fishing at the creek Monday morning when he fell in.  His step-father jumped in to try and save the him but the current was too strong and had to have help getting back to dry ground. 

Divers spent much of the day Monday searching for Alden but were unable to find him.  His body was recovered Tuesday morning just downstream from where he was last seen.

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