- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 3-year-old western Missouri boy has died after falling into a pond near his family’s home.

The Platte County Sheriff’s Department says the child died Monday. The department says in a release that an adult family member had stepped inside the home briefly when the boy fell into the pond. The child died at a hospital.

The Kansas City Star reports (https://bit.ly/1Shnt9l ) that the child’s name has not been released.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, https://www.kcstar.com

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