Boy Hospitalized after Near Drowning at St. Joseph Hotel Pool

Boy Hospitalized after Near Drowning at St. Joseph Hotel Pool

A 7-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after nearly drowning in a St. Joseph hotel pool.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A 7-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after nearly drowning in a St. Joseph hotel pool.

Emergency crews were called to the Drury Inn around 7:30 pm after the boy was found at the bottom of the pool.

The hotel's General Manager conducted CPR until the boy began breathing again.

Police say the boy was underwater for about two minutes.

The child was taken to Heartland Hospital, but is expected to make a full recovery.
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