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5-year-old drowns in neighbor’s pool in Lake Charles

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Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 11:19 AM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A 5-year-old boy was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in a pool at a home on South Savannah Lane, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were dispatched to the home around 5:30 Friday evening, said CPSO spokesperson Kayla Vincent. Deputies found the boy unresponsive in a neighbor’s pool.

Lifesaving measures were performed on the boy before he was transported to a local hospital, Vincent said. He was later pronounced dead.

Foul play is not suspected, Vincent said.

CPSO Detective Michael Miller is the lead investigator on this case.

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