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3-year-old dies in above-ground pool in western Michigan

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Police are investigating the apparent drowning of a 3-year-old in western Michigan.

     Ottawa County Sheriff's Office Capt. Mark Bennett says the child had been playing a backyard Monday afternoon and somehow got into an above-ground swimming pool.
     Bennett tells WZZM-TV  first responders were called to a home northwest of Holland. He says the child later was pronounced dead at a hospital.