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Boy, 4, drowns in Texas motel pool

Published On: Jul 25 2013 08:43:26 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 25 2013 08:43:48 AM CDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) -

Investigators say a 4-year-old boy has drowned while swimming in a Southeast Texas motel pool with his family.

Beaumont police say the boy was pronounced dead Wednesday night at a hospital.

Police say the boy from Beaumont was with relatives Wednesday afternoon at a Super 8 and family members took him swimming. Authorities are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the drowning.
The name of the victim wasn't immediately released.
Child Protective Services will also investigate the death.