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FD: 5-year-old dies after being pulled from Mesa pool

Posted at 1:11 PM, Sep 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 09:51:08-04

A five-year-old boy pulled from a pool in Mesa in critical condition died at the hospital Sunday afternoon. 

According to a spokesperson from Rural Metro Fire, the incident happened at an apartment complex near Broadway and Hawes roads. 

The child was swimming at a community pool with family members when he went underwater, according to a spokesperson from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. 

Family members performed CPR on the boy before he was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

No further information was immediately available.