SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A 5-year-old boy has drowned in a backyard pool in southwest Missouri.
The Springfield News-Leader reported that neither the name of the boy nor his family had been released.
Capt. Randy Gibson said he could not immediately say if others were with the boy when he went into the pool.
Gibson says the case appears to be a "tragic accident."
Information from: Springfield News-Leader, http://www.news-leader.com
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