Toddler drowns in pond in Brazoria County

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A toddler is in the hospital after officers pulled him from a pond behind his home.

The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a toddler in the water Wednesday morning.

Officers say the 1-year-old boy had wandered away after his mother fell asleep and fell into a pond behind his home.

That child was taken to a hospital after officers pulled him from the pond. He was later pronounced dead.

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