2-year-old child dies after being discovered in family pool in Guilford County

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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A 2-year-old child in Greensboro died after being discovered in a family pool and then taken to a hospital, according to deputies.

Guilford County deputies responded to a 911 call reporting the incident shortly after noon Thursday at a home on Plaza Drive in Greensboro.

Deputies arrived within four minutes and immediately began resuscitation efforts, according to the sheriff’s office.

Guilford County emergency workers took the child to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased. His identity has not been released.

The sheriff’s office is conducting an investigation and at this time, it appears to be an accidental death.