July 6, 2013 6:43 pm
Updated: July 6, 2013 6:47 pm

Police investigate death of 10-year-old boy found in Newmarket pool


TORONTO — A 10-year-old boy has died after he was found in a pool early Saturday morning in Newmarket.

York Regional Police were called to a home in the Woodford Drive in the Yonge Street and Green Lane area at approximately 11:30 p.m., Friday for a missing child investigation.

When police arrived at the scene they learned that the boy attended a pool party at approximately 5:30 p.m., at a house on the street and had not returned home.

Police then began a search for the boy. He was found in a pool by the host of the party just shortly before 2:45 a.m., Saturday.

The coroner was called to the scene and the child was pronounced dead.

Police say a post mortem has been scheduled to determine how the boy died.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7141, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at http://www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

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