Girls Discover World War I Practice Bomb in Michigan Lake

Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while swimming in a lake in Michigan.

  • Published 31 May 2018

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

ARGENTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while swimming in a lake in Michigan. The Flint Journal reports that 10-year-old Paige Burnett and 9-year-old Sage Menzies were searching for items below the surface of Lobdell Lake Tuesday when Paige felt something unusual. The girls and Sage’s mother dragged the 3-foot-long (1-meter-long) mystery find from the murky water. Paige says they were excited at first,… Read at AP News