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Boy Dies in Apparent Drowning in Luzerne County, Family Says

Posted July 19

— Police were called to a home in Luzerne County for reports of a possible drowning.

Investigators said a 3-year-old boy was swimming in an above ground pool at a home on Perkins Street in Plains Township.

The child was found unconscious in the pool by police just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, and he was rushed to the hospital.

The victim's aunt told Newswatch 16 the boy has died.

No other information has been released at this time.

Police are still investigating.

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