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18-month-old drowns in Kentwood pond

Jun 14th, 2013 - Local News

The Kentwood Police and Fire Departments responded to an apparent accidental drowning at the Old Farm Shores Park, 2350 Embro SE, Kentwood Thursday afternoon. The victim, 1 1/2 year-old-male Shamon Gant-Hayes of Kentwood, is believed to have fallen into the pond on the south side of the park. He was completely submerged and pulled out of the water by a City of Kentwood Recreation Department staff member. CPR was initiated at the scene. The child was taken to DeVos Children's Hospital by Ambulance but was pronounced dead.

Additional information on the case will be released at a later time.

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