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

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. (7/5/14)

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.

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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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