- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Surprise say a young child has died from drowning in his family’s backyard pool.

Sgt. Norm Owens says the 2-ytear-old boy died Thursday after being taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Owens says family members discovered the boy floating in the pool and told police he somehow got out of the house.

The boy was unresponsive when police and other emergency personnel arrived.

Police say their investigation continues.

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