UPDATE: Toddler Drowns In Northern Wisconsin Pool

UPDATED Monday, July 9, 2012 --- 3:10 p.m.

LAND O' LAKES, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a 2-year-old who died after he was found unresponsive in a pool in the town of Land O Lakes.

Vilas County Sheriff's deputies say Colin Becker of Eden Prairie, Minn., was found unresponsive in the pool at a family vacation home on Friday.

WAOW-TV reports several children were playing in the pool unsupervised when one of them noticed there was a problem.

Crews tried to revive Colin. He was taken to a nearby hospital but did not survive.

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department is investigating.


Information from: WAOW-TV, http://www.waow.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


Posted: Sunday, July 8, 2012 -- 4:26 a.m.

LAND O' LAKES, Wis. (AP) -- A 2-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a Vilas County pool has died.

The sheriff's office says someone called 911 on Friday evening to report an unresponsive boy in a pool at a Land O' Lakes home.

Emergency responders pulled the boy from the water and began performing CPR. The boy was rushed to a hospital, where he was eventually pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation found that several children had been playing unsupervised in the pool. One of the children noticed the 2-year-old wasn't responding.

The boy's name hasn't been released.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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