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Boy Pulled from Hotel Pool in Near Drowning Incident Dies

The Springfield Police Department has confirmed a young boy who was pulled out of a hotel pool in a near drowning has died.

The boy, whose name was not released, was found in the pool of the Baymont Inn on East Evergreen on December 28. Witnesses began CPR, which officers took over when they arrived. The child revived when EMTs arrived and began their life-saving efforts. The boy was rushed to the hospital.

SPD believes the incident to be an accident, and no charges are anticipated to be filed.

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