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2-year-old drowns in pool of Mesa home

Firefighters say family found the child at the bottom of the pool at a home near 25th Street and North Windsor.
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MESA, Ariz. — A 2-year-old boy drowned in the pool of a Mesa home on Wednesday.

Firefighters say family members found the child at the bottom of the pool at a home near 25th Street and North Windsor around 6 p.m.

When crews arrived, they started CPR and tried to resuscitate the child while being rushed to Banner Desert Medical Center.

The child began to breathe on his own and his condition appeared to have improved, but worsened once he arrived at the hospital.

Authorities say the child passed away at the hospital in the evening and that the Mesa Police Homicide Unit is investigating. 

Police say that it is protocol for the Mesa Police Department’s Homicide Unit to investigate all deaths and that nothing suspicious has been observed. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.