Stafford boy drowns in retention pond

by AP posted Apr 25 2012 10:54AM



STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - Stafford County authorities say an 11-year-old autistic boy has drowned in a retention pond.


The sheriff's office says that the boy left his home in the Somerset Landing neighborhood off U.S. 1 unnoticed. His mother found him in the pond in the neighborhood.


A man walking his dog saw the mother and helped her get the boy out of the pond. The boy was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


The incident occurred Monday. The boy's name hasn't been released.


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Stafford boy drowns in retention pond
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