1-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Inflatable Pool

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 at 11:15 am

Sad news out of Duluth.

The St.Louis County Sheriff’s Department reports that a 1-year-old boy drowned in an inflatable pool at a large family gathering in Duluth on Thursday.

Sgt. Wade Rasch stated that the toddler had climbed upon a ladder to enter the pool, which was filled with about 3 feet of water. No one had been using the pool at the time, as the boy drowned unnoticed.

Family members tried reviving the infant until medical teams arrived around 6pm.  The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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