2-year-old Ruhshona Kurbonova found dead in Prospect Park lake after being reported missing

NYPD divers discovered the body of 2-year-old Ruhshona Kurbonova in Prospect Park Lake late Saturday afternoon, after she was reported missing hours earlier.

Police say 2-year-old Ruhshona Kurbonova was with her

Police say 2-year-old Ruhshona Kurbonova was with her cousin when they became separated from her parents. She was reported missing at 1 p.m. (Credit: Peter Gerber )

BROOKLYN - NYPD divers discovered the body of a 2-year-old girl in Prospect Park Lake Saturday afternoon, after she was reported missing.

Police say 2-year-old Ruhshona Kurbonova was with her family near the boat basin, a popular spot in the park, when she and her brother became separated from her parents. She was reported missing at 1 p.m.

A passerby saw the boy by himself dripping wet and called police. The boy led police to his mother, which is when they realized the little girl was missing as well.

There was no word on how the child wound up in the lake.

Kurbonova's mother was placed on a stretcher into an ambulance, taken to a nearby hospital and questioned by police.

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