Authorities: Toddler pulled from South Plainfield pool pronounced dead

Middlesex County prosecutors say a 911 call at around 7:36 p.m. Tuesday reported that a child was found in a pool and not breathing.

Lauren Pena

May 30, 2024, 4:59 PM

Updated 13 days ago

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A 2-year-old boy who was hospitalized in critical condition after being pulled from a South Plainfield pool Tuesday has died.
Middlesex County prosecutors say a 911 call at around 7:36 p.m. reported that a child was found in a pool and not breathing.
Upon arrival, authorities performed CPR and took the boy to JFK Hospital.
He was then transferred to Jersey Shore Medical Center, where he remained in critical condition.
Police say the boy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on Friday.


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