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Child who drowned in Massachusetts identified as Iowa boy

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The child who drowned in a pool in Massachusetts last weekend has been identified by authorities as a 4-year-old Iowa boy who was visiting relatives.

Gavin Bagley of Corning, Iowa, died after being pulled from the pool at a Southbridge home at about 4 p.m. Sunday, the office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said in a statement Thursday.

A 911 caller reported a child at the bottom of the pool, Fire Chief Paul Normandin Jr. said.

Someone at the house jumped in the pool and grabbed the child.

A Southbridge police officer who was first on the scene started performing CPR on the boy. Fire department paramedics arrived minutes later.

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