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Friday, May 31, 2013
Child dies 2 days after falling in pool
The Associated Press
Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 3:28 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 3:28 p.m.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A toddler died two days after nearly drowning at his central Florida home.
Port St. Lucie police say 3-year-old Nehemiah Smith succumbed to his injuries Monday morning at a Loxahatchee hospital.
The Palm Beach Post ( http://goo.gl/Yzzhs) reports that the child fell into the pool Saturday while his mother was packing boxes inside their house. The boy's aunt pulled him out of the pool and performed CPR on him before rescuers arrived.