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Authorities investigating death of Lake Arthur child

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Keaghyn Parsons. (Source: KATC) Keaghyn Parsons. (Source: KATC)
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ACADIA PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office said it is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy.

Sheriff Wayne Melancon said deputies were called to a home in the 2500 block of Riverside Road near Jennings on Monday afternoon.

"The caller reported that a 3-year-old at the residence was not breathing," Melancon said Tuesday in a news release. "Upon arrival at the scene, deputies learned that the child had been transported to Jennings American Legion Hospital, where he was pronounced dead."

According to KATC-TV, the boy has been identified as Keaghyn Parsons of Lake Arthur.

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