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Child Drowns in Lafayette Hotel Swimming Pool

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A 5 year old drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Lafayette late Monday night.

Posted: Jun 16, 2021 3:45 PM

(KADN) -Lafayette Police say a 5-year-old child accidentally drowned in the pool at a hotel in the 200 block of Kaliste Saloom Road late Monday night.

A spokeswoman tells News15 the department got a call around 10:50pm about a missing child. Responding officers searched the hotel and eventually found the child dead in the pool.

No arrests have been made in the case, although it remains under investigation. The identity of the victim has not been released by the LPD.

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