- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 4, 2017

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Missouri.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports https://bit.ly/2tel0ce that the toddler drowned Tuesday morning in Florissant.

Florissant Police officer Steve Michaels says police and paramedics were called to a home a little after 9:30 a.m., where they found the unresponsive boy. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities did not release the child’s name. No other details were immediately available.

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