- Associated Press - Sunday, June 14, 2015

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) - Suffolk County police say a 4-year-old boy attending a barbecue has drowned in a backyard pool.

The child was identified as Justin McConville. He was at the home of some friends of his mother’s in Shirley.

Police say he was discovered at the bottom of the above-ground pool around 7 p.m. Saturday. Family members pulled him from the water and started to perform CPR, but he was pronounced dead at an area hospital.


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