17-month-old drowns in swimming pool at NC home

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. — A 17-month-old boy drowned Sunday afternoon in a pool at his home in Columbus County.

WECT reported that the child, Tristen Jamal Stewart, was found floating face down in an above-ground pool around 4 p.m. at his home at 90 Jack Yates Drive.

Officials say the child’s grandfather found the boy in the pool after he went missing from the house. The pool is reportedly about four feet deep.

The child was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no additional information at this time.

Source: WECT

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