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Missing child found near McDonald Dam

ERWIN TOWNSHIP — A child who had been reported missing from a campsite near McDonald Dam Tuesday was located later that same day.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a missing 4-year-old at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to Sheriff Pete Matonich. Matonich said the child’s mother had reported her son was playing with other children near the campsite and had possibly wandered off.

GCSD deputies, along with troopers from the Michigan State Police’s Wakefield Post and members of Gogebic County Search and Rescue, responded to the scene and began a search.

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