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5-year-old New Mexico boy drowns in Arizona community pool

GILBERT, Ariz. — A 5-year-old New Mexico boy has died after being
pulled from a community pool in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert.

Gilbert police said Sunday that 5-year-old Clayden Hammond was with his
older brother and grandmother at the pool when he was found unconscious
Saturday.

He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and taken off life support
overnight.

It’s unclear how the boy drowned in the pool, which was filled with other
families.

Clayden, his brother and their parents were visiting the Phoenix area from
New Mexico.

Police did not know where in New Mexico they were from.

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