A 7-year-old boy drowned in a Laurel apartment swimming
pool Tuesday night.
According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, at
approximately 8:28 p.m., deputies responded to a call in reference to a
Upon arrival deputies found a 7-year-old male
unresponsive. The child was transported
to South Central Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The body was sent to Jackson for an autopsy. The case is
still under investigation.
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