Child dies after found unresponsive in pond

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SPENCER, Ind. – A one and a half year old child died after being found unresponsive in a pond this afternoon.

The Owen County Sheriff’s Department said dispatch received a 911 call from a mother to report her child missing at 2:58 p.m. Monday.

Officials arrived at the residence located on Little Flock Rd at 3:09 p.m.

The child was found unresponsive by a neighbor at 3:15 p.m. in a 9×13 homemade frog pond.

The Own County EMS transported the child to a Bloomington hospital where the child was pronounced dead.

The Own County Sheriff’s Office is doing an investigation at this time.

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