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Child drowns in Galena pool

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Published: Jan. 18, 2019 at 8:07 PM CST
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A nine-year-old boy is dead after officials said he drowned in a pool in rural Galena, Illinois.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff responded to 2000 Territory Drive in Galena Friday afternoon. Officials learned that the boy had gone underwater for an extended amount of time and was later pulled from the pool unresponsive.

CPR was administered at the scene and the boy was later transported to the Midwest Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

No other information has been released.