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Boy, 3, drowns in Mesa backyard pool

MESA, Ariz. — Firefighters say a boy drowned while playing with other kids
in a Mesa swimming pool.

Mesa Fire Capt. Craig Chenery told KTVK-TV that the
3-year-old child was at a birthday party Saturday at a house near Power and
McDowell roads.

Chenery said the toddler was playing in a hot tub but then somehow ended up in
the pool.

Authorities said family members started CPR but the boy didn’t have a pulse when
firefighters arrived.

The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Officials said it is still unclear how long the boy was underwater.

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Information from: KTVK-TV, http://www.azfamily.com/

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