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UPDATE: Child dies after pool accident

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The boy who nearly drowned in a hotel pool on Friday has died. The boy who nearly drowned in a hotel pool on Friday has died.
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The 7-year-old child who nearly drowned at a hotel pool in Coeur d'Alene on Friday has died early Sunday. The boy was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center in critical condition after his father and a hotel guest performed CPR while waiting for help to arrive. When EMS arrived on the scene they continued life-saving measures.

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