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Child drowns in pond in western Kansas

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Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 7:42 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Hamilton County Kansas Sheriff’s Office confirmed via its Facebook page that one child drowned after swimming at Sam’s Pond near Syracuse, Kansas, Friday evening.

The sheriff’s office received a 911 call for a possible drowning of two children at Sam’s Pond. Hamilton County EMS, City of Syracuse Fire Dept., and Scuba Ventures Liberal Kansas recovered one child.

That child was then transported to a nearby hospital. The other child remained missing, but their body was later recovered from the pond.

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