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Child Drowns In Lauderhill Pool

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A 1 year old boy was pulled from the pool of a Lauderhill home Wednesday, December 5. 2012. (CBS4)

A 1 year old boy was pulled from the pool of a Lauderhill home Wednesday, December 5. 2012. (CBS4)

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LAUDERHILL (CBS4) – A 1 year old boy who was found lifeless in the backyard pool of a Lauderhill home has died.

Fire rescue crews responded to the home on the 8000 block of Northwest 47th Court and found the boy, who had been pulled from the water, not breathing.

The boy was taken to Plantation General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Lauderhill Fire Lt. Gonzalez said the boy was left unattended for a moment and managed to get into the pool, which did not have a gate.

Police are investigating.

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