2-year-old drowns at Raleigh home

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2-year-old drowns at Raleigh home

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Wake County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 2-year-old drowned at a Raleigh home Saturday.

It happened around 11:50 a.m. when authorities got a call for a possible drowning in the 300 block of Martindale Drive.

The parents of the child were babysitting at a friend's house while preparing for a trip.

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The mother of the child saw the door to the pool was open and then saw her 2-year-old floating in the pool, according to a spokesperson for the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

The toddler was taken to WakeMed where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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