Child, 3, drowns in pool

A 3-year-old Augusta boy drowned today in his friend’s pool.

Carson Shipley, of Patterson Bridge Road, was found dead at a home in the 3000 block of Storey Drive, according to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen.

The death is considered an accident and authorities will be conducting an autopsy on the boy Thursday morning.

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