3-Year-Old Missouri Boy Drowns in Pond
A 3-year-old western Missouri boy has died after falling into a pond near his family's home.
The Platte County Sheriff's Department says the child died Monday. The department says in a release that an adult family member had stepped inside the home briefly when the boy fell into the pond. The child died at a hospital.
The Kansas City Star reports that the child's name has not been released.