FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Officials with Fayetteville Public Schools say five employees have been placed on administrative leave after a 6-year-old boy went missing from a school playground and later died after being found unresponsive in a nearby swimming pool.
Authorities say 6-year-old Adron Benton died at a Little Rock hospital last week after the incident. Fayetteville television station KHOG reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/2mJ4Y72 ) that the five employees have been placed on leave.
Officials are still investigating what happened when the boy went missing during recess at Vandergriff Elementary School, but say that a fence will be installed at the school's playground.
District's superintendent Matthew Wendt has said the community is "devastated" by the death.