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Child Drowns in Pigeon River

Posted June 16, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Canton family is grieving the loss of their 3-year-old son this morning.

He fell into the Pigeon River and drowned Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses say the boy was walking with his parents on some rocks along the river when he slipped and fell.

The river's current dragged the boy downstream. Rescue workers found the boy's body pinned between two rocks.