Boy pulled from Surprise pool, transported to hospital dies

Posted at 9:03 AM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 01:31:33-04

Officials are investigating a drowning involving a toddler in Surprise.

The incident happened at a home near Reems Road and Peoria Avenue around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Surprise police and fire officials said a 2-year-old boy was found in the family's backyard pool. On-scene reports say a family member performed CPR and called 911.

The child was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition, but police said he later died.

According to Air15 over the scene, the pool was not behind a fence.

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