Boy, 4, drowns near Atlanta



JONESBORO, Ga. — Authorities are investigating after a 4-year-old boy drowned in a pool at a home south of Atlanta.


Clayton County police say they responded around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to the home in Jonesboro, where they found the boy in the pool. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


Police said in a statement that a preliminary investigation suggests the child and his parents were visiting from out of town.


Police said the drowning appears to be accidental.



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