A toddler has drowned in a private pool in central Missouri. File Photo
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:56:39 GMT — A toddler has drowned in a private pool in central Missouri. Boone County Fire Protection District spokeswoman Martina Pounds says the child's mother put her down for a nap Monday and didn't notice she had left her crib. Pounds says the mother later found the toddler in a pool outside their home in the Sturgeon area. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the mother called emergency crews and administered CPR with the instruction of a dispatcher until the first fire crew arrived. The child was pronounced dead at a Columbia hospital. The child's identity hasn't been released. The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
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