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Coroner identifies 5-year-old drowning victim

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's office has identified the 5-year-old boy Metro Police said died after falling into a swimming pool Monday evening.

The Coroner's office says the victim is 5-year-old Kitiona Lemoa of Las Vegas.

The drowning happened around 4:21 p.m. in the backyard of a home located in the 5100 block of Cindy Way, near Decatur Boulevard and Edna Avenue.

Metro said the family was gathered for a barbecue when they lost track of Kitiona who was later found at the bottom of the pool.

When family members pulled the child from the pool, he was unresponsive, police said.

Lemoa was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Metro said the boy's parents will not face charges.


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