Child, 3, drowns in Missouri pond
PLATTE CITY (AP) — A 3-year-old western Missouri boy has died after falling into a pond near his family's home.
The Platte County Sheriff's Department said the child died Monday. The department said in a release that an adult family member had stepped inside the home briefly when the boy fell into the pond. The child died at a hospital.
The Kansas City Star reports that the child's name has not been released.
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