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Four-year-old drowns at birthday party


Jackson County authorities are investigating the drowning death of a young boy at a birthday party in St. Martin. 

According to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd, a four-year-old drowned while attending a birthday party on Wayne Lane off of Lemoyne Boulevard early this afternoon.

Investigators say, at a certain point, all the kids were taken inside, but they said they believe the child may have snuck back out and got into the pool.

He was found a short while later floating on the surface of the water. A doctor that happened to be at the party performed CPR on the child, before he was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

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