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Louisville police: Toddler dies after falling into pool

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Posted at 5:44 AM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 05:44:07-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a 1-year-old boy has died after falling into a pool.

News outlets cite a Louisville police news release that said the toddler was found unresponsive in an above-ground pool on Saturday night. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The statement says relatives indicated the toddler wandered from inside a home and fell into the pool from an attached deck.

Police say the death appears to be an accident and remains under investigation.