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Boy, 4, dies after being found unconscious in Laval family pool

A four-year-old boy has died after he was found unconscious in his family pool in Laval. Police are investigating but say the incident was accidental. 

Police are investigating but say the incident was accidental

Police arrived at a residence in the Sainte-Dorothée district around 3 p.m., where a four-year-old boy was found unconscious in his family pool. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada)

A four-year-old boy has died after he was found unconscious in his family pool in Laval.

Police arrived at the residence in the Sainte-Dorothée district around 3 p.m. and performed CPR on the boy. 

When paramedics arrived, they continued trying to revive the boy. They transported him to hospital where he was pronounced dead in the evening.

Police are investigating but say the incident was accidental. 

There will also be a coroner's investigation.

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