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3-year-old found in swimming pool has died

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The 3-year-old walked outside and into this swimming pool on Hill Avenue. The 3-year-old walked outside and into this swimming pool on Hill Avenue.
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BRIGHTON, TN -

(WMC-TV) - The child who was rushed to the hospital after he was found in a swimming pool in Brighton, Tennessee has died.

Brighton Police Chief Mike Durham says the child's parents left a 14-year-old and another teenager in charge. Durham says the 3-year-old boy walked outside and into the swimming pool, that sits above ground.

The child was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Tipton County. He was then transferred to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

He died Sunday night.

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