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DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 / 11:30 AM
SUBJECT:4-YEAR-OLD BOY DROWNS IN FAMILY POOL

A 4-year-old city boy accidentally drowned in his familyís above ground pool early Monday evening at their 1002 Helderberg Avenue home.

A relative discovered the unresponsive boy in the pool at about 7:30 p.m., pulled him out and began CPR. Schenectady Fire Department paramedics responded and continued attempts to resuscitate the boy, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Ellis Hospital.

The victimís name is expected to be released later today.