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Child, 1, Found in Pond, Later Dies


Officials are investigating after a 1-year-old child was found unresponsive in a pond and later died Monday afternoon.

The Owen County Sheriff said the incident happened on Little Flock Road at 3 p.m.

Police said the child’s mother called 911 to report her child was missing. Shortly after officials arrived, a neighbor found the child in a small homemade frog pond, police said.

The child was not breathing and was rushed to a Bloomington hospital where the child was later pronounced dead, police said.

Few other details were released, but officials said the investigation was ongoing.


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