3-Year-Old Drowns in Water on Top of Neighbor's Pool Cover in Woonsocket, Rhode Island - NECN
Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The latest news from around the state

3-Year-Old Drowns in Water on Top of Neighbor's Pool Cover in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    3-Year-Old Drowns in Water on Top of Neighbor's Pool Cover in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
    WJAR-TV

    Authorities say a 3-year-old Rhode Island boy drowned in about 18 inches of water on top of a neighbor's covered pool.

    The boy. who has been identified as Jasper Sengsavangvong of Woonsocket, was found Monday afternoon after disappearing from his Poplar Street home in Woonsocket. Police say he had been outside with his father, who was working on a car. He then wandered from the home into a neighbors yard and fell into the pool.

    "The pool did have water in it. The officers pulled the child from the pool and immediately began CPR on the child," Det. Sgt. Matthew Ryan told WJAR-TV.

    CPR efforts at the scene were unsuccessful, and the boy was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

    'Tina, She's Gay!' Harry Styles Helps Teen Come Out to Mom

    [NATL] 'Tina, She's Gay!' Harry Styles Helps Teen Come Out to Mom Mid-Concert

    What is a girl to do when she decides to come out to her mom? Get Harry Styles to help. The One Direction crooner decided to give "Grace" a hand after seeing her handmade sign that said "I'm gonna come out to my parents because of you!!!"

    (Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

    Police say that no foul play is suspected at this time. 

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android