PD: 3-year-old boy found in Gilbert pool, died at hospital

GILBERT, AZ - A 3-year-old boy has died after he was found in a Gilbert pool.

The incident happened at a home near McQueen and Elliot roads around 5:30 p.m. on May 23.

According to Gilbert Fire and Rescue, the boy’s mother found the child in the pool. Firefighters say the child was not breathing and did not have a pulse when they arrived. 

Police said the boy was transported to the hospital and died on Monday. 

It is unclear how long the child was in the pool before being discovered. Police are investigating the incident as an accident.   

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