Missing Columbia boy, 5, found dead in neighbor’s pool

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COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 5-year-old boy reported missing Wednesday morning was found drowned in a neighbor’s pool.

Police said the child’s mother reported her son missing around 10 a.m. Wednesday after he wandered off from his Burlington Circle home.

The little boy was later found unconscious in a neighbor’s fenced-in pool.

Emergency crews immediately pulled him from the water and performed CPR, but their efforts were unsuccessful. The 5-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The child’s identity was not immediately released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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