Kerken (dpa / lnw) - A 15-year-old boy was found dead in a bathing lake near Kerken on the Lower Rhine on Tuesday evening. After the boy was reported missing in the late afternoon, a search operation was started, the police in Kleve said on Wednesday. The bathroom had been cleared. The police searched for the child with a helicopter, the DLRG and the fire brigade. Almost five hours later, at 10:25 p.m., the 15-year-old was found lifeless in the water. Emergency chaplains and victims' protection staff cared for relatives.