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2-year-old Cleveland child drowned in swimming pool

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A family backyard swim outing turned tragic Thursday evening, May 12, when Kyler Ray Gilmore, 2, drowned in an above-ground swimming pool on CR 388 in north Liberty County.

The child's death at this time is being considered a terrible accident and no charges are expected to be filed.

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Sgt. Paul Lasco and Sgt. Investigator Josh Cummins with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office conducted the follow-up investigation. According to Lasco, the Gilmore family and another family had been swimming in the pool during the evening.

This story comes to us through a partnership withThe Cleveland Advocate.
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