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Missing 6-year-old from Olathe found in swimming pool dies

A 6-year-old Olathe boy was found dead in a swimming pool Saturday night after being reported missing earlier in the evening.

Olathe police said they were called about 7:15 p.m. Saturday to the 17400 block of West 158th Place on a report that the boy was missing. Officers, including a K9 unit, began searching for the boy, who eventually was found unresponsive in a partially drained pool in the area.

CPR efforts were begun and continued in an ambulance on the way to a hospital. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police said they are now investigating, and anyone with information is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7455.

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