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3-year-old boy accidentally drowns in grandparents’ swimming pool

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Monday, June 17, 2013 - 7:30am

A 3-year-old boy died after he drowned in his grandparents’ swimming pool on Saturday.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to the home on June 15 shortly before 9:00 p.m. to investigate. Emergency responders tried to revive the boy, but were unsuccessful.

Investigators learned that the boy exited the home and fell into the swimming pool. A family member discovered him and immediately attempted to revive him while another family member called 911 for help.

The Lafayette Parish Coroner is conducting an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. The case will remain open pending the outcome.

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