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Toddler Drowns in Heckscher Park Pond

Suffolk police say boy, 2, fell into water.

Toddler Drowns in Heckscher Park Pond Toddler Drowns in Heckscher Park Pond

A Huntington Station toddler drowned Sunday morning in a pond at Heckscher Park.

Suffolk County Police said they responded to a 911 call about 11:40 a.m. that a boy had fallen into a pond. The 2-year-old boy, who was at the park with his father, had been pulled from the pond when police arrived. A Good Samaritan was administering CPR. 

A Second Precinct officer took the boy and his father to Huntington Hospital, where the child was pronounced dead.

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death, which is believed to be accidental.

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