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15-month-old baby boy drowns in Hopatcong

HOPATCONG BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – A 15-month-old boy died in what appears to be an accidental drowning in Hopatcong.

On Saturday, April 13 at 4:09 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Bonaparte Pointe Rd on a report of a possible drowning, Hopatcong Police Lieutenant Meghan McCluskey said.

Members of the Hopatcong Police and Hopatcong First Aid Squad performed CPR on Devon Williams and was transported to the hospital, where he died, McCluskey said.

According to McCluskey, Devon was in the back yard with his mother and siblings when at some point Devon climbed the stairs and entered the pool.

“Our investigation is not complete at this time but it does not appear to be suspicious,” McCluskey said.

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