UPDATE: 3-year-old dies after apparent accidental drowning

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UPDATE: 08/03/2018 

News 3 confirms the 3-year-old did pass away. Officials say this is being investigated as an accidental drowning death. 

APD is leading the investigation. 

ORIGINAL STORY: 08/02/2018 

AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) – Heartbreaking news out of Auburn as first responders confirm a young child has been rushed to a nearby emergency room after a possible drowning.

The call came in around 8:40 p.m. Thursday as Auburn Fire, EMS and Police were called to an apartment complex near the Auburn Post Office along Opelika Road about a possible drowning involving a 3-year-old child.

We understand the child has been rushed to a nearby emergency room.  We do not know the child’s condition. Please keep this child, family and first responders in your prayers.

Photo Credit: J. Dee

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