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St. Petersburg Police investigating drowning of missing 3-year-old boy

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 12:17:05-05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Petersburg Police are investigating the drowning of a missing 3-year-old boy.

Police said at 11:28 a.m., officers received a call about a missing 3-year-old boy at Lakewood Estates. They arrived at the home at 11:32 a.m.

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During the search for the child, at 11:40 a.m., an officer found him in a pond. It was about a block and a half away in the 1600 block of Alcazar Way S.

The child received CPR and was transported to the hospital. He was later pronounced dead.

Officers are still investigating.