3 Year-Old Belleville Boy Drowns in Backyard Pool
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Authorities in Belleville say a 3-year-old boy died after he slipped away from his family and ended up in the home’s swimming pool.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Jordan Sicka died Wednesday night at a St. Louis hospital.
Officials with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department say Jordan’s grandfather pulled the boy out of the pool Monday afternoon.
The child’s 27-year-old mother says he went missing while she was doing laundry. After about 10 minutes, she went looking for him and found him at the bottom of the pool.
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