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Posted on: May 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Toddler dies after drowning in family pool

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A 2-year-old boy has died this afternoon after drowning in the family pool.

Around 1:45 p.m. police responded to the 1800 block of Ramsey Road for a possible drowning victim. When police arrived they found a small child laying beside the family pool. Officers immediately began CPR until paramedics arrived. 

The child was rushed to Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center by paramedics. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, around 3:00 p.m. the 2-year-old boy was pronounced deceased. 

Detectives have not released the circumstances surrounding this incident as it is still under investigation.
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