2-year-old drowns in pond

Published 12:06 am Sunday, March 16, 2008

MCCOMB (AP) — A 2-year-old Kentwood, La., boy has drowned after falling into a pond.

Samuel Patterson III was visiting Mississippi relatives Thursday afternoon when he wandered away from their home.

Authorities say family members noticed he was missing after a few minutes and later found him floating in a nearby pond.

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Samuel was taken to Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center where he died in the emergency room.


Information from: Enterprise-Journal, http://www.enterprise-journal.com