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5-year-old dies week after swimming pool drowning, two other children OK

Posted at 8:03 AM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-13 10:05:14-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — One of the three children injured after falling into a swimming pool Aug. 5 in Colorado Springs has died.

KRDO learned Sunday evening that the 5-year-old boy died at the hospital. The other two children are said to be OK.

On Aug. 5, Colorado Springs police responded to a report that three children had drowned at an apartment complex along the 3100 block of E. Foundation Boulevard. Police said officials arrived at the scene and pulled three children, ages 3, 4 and 5, out of a swimming pool. They were all unresponsive.

The 5-year-old boy remained in critical condition as the health of the other two children improved.

As police continue to investigate this incident, they ask anyone with information to call police at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-7867.