6-Year-Old Russian Boy Dies At Gloucester Beach

Gloucester Good Harbor Beach

Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester. (sbossert/GettyImages)

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy pulled from the waters off a Massachusetts beach has died.

According to a statement from the Essex district attorney, the boy from Moscow, Russia, was pulled from the waters at Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester by his grandfather just after 5 p.m. Saturday.

He was taken to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester where he was pronounced dead.

While the cause of death remains under investigation, authorities say it appears to be a "medically-related event."

The boy's name was not made public.

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