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Police probe apparent drowning of 2-year-old

Tuesday - 7/9/2013, 6:30pm  ET

DENTON, Md. (AP) -- Police in Denton are investigating the death of a 2 -year-old boy, who drowned at a pool at his home.

Officers called to the home in Denton on Monday evening found the boy in front of the home on Third Street with a family friend who was performing CPR. Officers took over until EMS arrived and took the boy to Memorial Hospital of Easton, where he was pronounced dead.

Police identified the boy as Xavier Anthony Dawson.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore reported Monday afternoon that the boy died from accidental drowning.

Authorities say an investigation is ongoing.


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