The name of the child from Rice who died in a Sartell residential swimming pool has not been released as of press time Wednesday.
At about 2:45 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, June 8, a 2-year-old boy fell into a swimming pool located at a residence in the 700 block of 2-1/2 Street in Sartell, according to a police report. The police and other emergency responders rushed to the scene after hearing of the tragedy via a 911 call. Someone at the scene administered CPR to the boy before help arrived, but the child died at the St. Cloud Hospital after being rushed there in an ambulance.
An autopsy will be performed by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.