Durango 6-year-old drowns in Navajo Lake

DURANGO, COLORADO (KRQE) – A Durango boy drowned at a New Mexico lake over the weekend.

Christian Korte was camping at Navajo Lake on Saturday with his family for his 6th birthday. Authorities say he was playing with his older brother, away from the water, when the boys got separated.

The family started searching for Christian and eventually found him floating in the lake. They tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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