Published: Jul 02, 2012 3:27 PM EDT

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 7-year-old boy drowned off St. Pete Beach.
A bystander performed CPR after the boy was pulled from the Gulf of Mexico Sunday afternoon. Paramedics took him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Tampa Bay Times ( ) reports the boy's mother was at the beach with him. He was found floating shortly after 6 p.m.
The boy's name has not been released because police trying to notify his father. Police say the child lived in St. Petersburg.
Last week a 41-year-old woman from Alabama drowned of St. Pete Beach in the wake of Tropical Storm Debby.
Information from: Tampa Bay (Fla.)Times,

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