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Young boy dies after drowning in north Valley hotel pool

May 6, 2023, 6:48 PM | Updated: May 7, 2023, 7:36 am

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PHOENIX — A young child died after drowning in a hotel pool in north Phoenix on Saturday, authorities said.

Officers responded to a drowning call near 19th Avenue and Happy Valley Road around noon, and Phoenix Fire Department personnel were already on scene treating a young boy found unresponsive in the hotel pool, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

The child was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives opened an investigation into the events which led to the drowning.

No other information was available.

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