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1-year-old boy dead after being pulled from Phoenix pool

Jul 2, 2024, 2:39 PM | Updated: Jul 3, 2024, 2:26 pm

A 1-year-old boy is dead after he was pulled from a backyard pool in Phoenix pool on July 2, 2024. ...

A 1-year-old boy is dead after he was pulled from a backyard pool in Phoenix pool on July 2, 2024. (Pexels Photo)

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PHOENIX — A one-year-old boy is dead after he was pulled from a backyard pool in Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

The child, identified as Zion Rodgers, was found unconscious in the pool at a residence near 29th Avenue and Union Hills Drive, the Phoenix Fire Department said in an email at 2 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, firefighters were giving CPR to Rodgers. It was unknown how long the child was in the water.

Rodgers was taken to a hospital in critical condition where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The Phoenix Police Department is currently investigating the incident.

No other information was available.

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1-year-old boy dead after being pulled from Phoenix pool