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Boy in near-drowning named

Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft has released the name of the 12-year-old Newton boy who nearly drowned June 11 at Marion County Lake.

Francisco Hernandez-Lanza remains in critical condition at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

The boy was pulled from the swimming area at the lake, resuscitated by emergency medical services personnel, transported to St. Luke Hospital, Marion, and airlifted to the Wichita hospital.

Last modified June 23, 2011