Police: 3-year-old drowns in Tolleson pool Sunday afternoon

TOLLESON, AZ - Phoenix police say a young boy is dead after he was found in a backyard pool in Tolleson Sunday afternoon.

Authorities responded to a home near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 4 p.m. after receiving reports of a possible drowning.

According to officials, a 3-year-old boy was found on the side of the pool and taken to the hospital in serious condition, but later died.

The boy did live at the home, a police spokesperson confirmed. 

No additional information was immediately available. Authorities did not release the victim's name.

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