Missing child dies after being found in pool

Missing child dies after being found in pool

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A 2-year-old child died after being found in a swimming pool Saturday afternoon. The boy reportedly wandered away from a birthday party.

It happened in the Half Moon area.

According to Major Larry Robinson with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department, the child was reported missing around 4:46 p.m.

Members of the Blytheville Emergency Squad, the sheriff's department, Arkansas State Police and the Blytheville Police Department K9 unit responded.

The boy was taken by ambulance to the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, where he was later pronounced dead.

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