6-year-old boy dies in above-ground pool
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REXBURG — A 6-year-old boy drowned in an above-ground pool at a home in the Thornton area Tuesday.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports at around 8:30 p.m. dispatch received a 911 call about a juvenile who had been found unconscious in a pool.
Office spokesman Sgt. Isaac Payne estimates the boy had been in the pool for about 20 minutes before he was found.
Emergency crews transported the boy to Madison Memorial Hospital and he was pronounced dead at approximately 10 p.m.
As he is a juvenile, the boy’s identity has not been released.
This is the latest in a series of bodies that have been pulled out of water in eastern Idaho recently.