LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a 15-year-old boy was found dead in an apparent drowning at a Laurel reservoir.

Officials say the boy left a family gathering at Scott’s Cove along the Rocky Gorge Reservoir on Monday and he was heard calling for help around 4 p.m.

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Dozens of rescue workers searched for the boy for hours before his body was pulled from the water. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says swimming is not permitted in the reservoir and patrols will be increased to deter swimmers.

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