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Police investigate drowning death of 3-year-old boy


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the drowning death of a 3-year-old boy that took place Sunday.

Mark Griffin Haskins III was pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center after he was found in a back yard pool just before 8 p.m.

Patrol officers with the Islands Precinct responded to a Suncrest Blvd. address for the injured person call. They found that CPR was being administered when they arrived.

A family member said there was a miscommunication as to who was watching the child. On Monday, family members and friends gathered at the home to mourn the loss of their loved one. Haskins also had a 4-year-old sister.

Metro detectives will continue to investigate.

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