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Sunday, December 03, 2017 2:40 pm

Police: Boy, 7, dies at pool party in Toledo

Associated Press


TOLEDO, Ohio – Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a hotel pool during a party to celebrate his birthday in Toledo.

The Blade reports the Lucas County Coroner's Office says Jovontai Highsmith Jr. was pronounced dead shortly before 9 p.m. Friday at a Toledo hospital.

A Toledo fire official says rescue personnel were called to the pool about an hour earlier.

An autopsy is expected to be completed on Monday.


Information from: The Blade.