COOS BAY — Families watched visibly pained Monday afternoon as divers and rescue personnel searched for an 8-year-old who disappeared underwater at Upper Empire Lakes.

The search ended in tragedy.

Lakeside Fire Department divers recovered the body of Karistian Croy of Coos Bay at 6:55 p.m., according to Coos Bay Fire Chief Stan Gibson.

Rescue swimmers searched the lake near John Topits Park on Monday afternoon, after reports that the boy was missing.

Gibson said Croy was swimming with his family. Rescuers received word Croy was missing around 3:22 p.m. By the time they arrived on scene, officers were told he had been underwater for five to seven minutes.

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