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8-year-old boy dies after found underwater in Richmond pool

Deputies found the boy underwater in the neighborhood pool Saturday night. He was flown to the Medical Center where he later died.

RICHMOND, Texas - An 8-year-old boy has died after guards found him underwater in a community pool in Richmond Saturday night.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said the boy did not know how to swim. He was at a friends house and wasn't supposed to be in the pool.

Deputies said guards were on duty when the drowning happened. They pulled him from the pool and immediately began CPR.

The boy was taken to the hospital by life flight where he later died.

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