Chandler FD: 8-year-old boy falls into pool, dies from drowning

- Chandler Fire Department says an 8-year-old boy has died by drowning on Friday evening near Chandler and Gilbert Heights Roads.

The boy was found by the homeowner and pulled from the pool. The child was immediately transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators are still trying to determine what led the victim to falling in the pool in the first place. Also, the boy didn't know how to swim.

The boy didn't live at the home, but he is the nephew of a caregiver who works at the home. The caregiver brought the boy and his brother to the house this afternoon to stay while she worked.



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