4-Year-Olds Drown In Groton, Lynnfield

BOSTON (CBS) – Two four-year-old children died in separate drownings on the Fourth of July.

The first incident happened in Groton around 7: 20 p.m. Monday.

Police were called to a home on Old Orchard Road for an unresponsive child. The boy was pulled from the pool and adults immediately began CPR. He was rushed to Nashoba Valley Medical Center where he passed away.

His name was not released.

In Lynnfield, four-year-old Sydney Vinci drowned at a pool during a holiday party at a friend’s house on North Hill Drive.

“She was found face down in a swimming pool at about 7:50 p.m. She was immediately removed from the pool and CPR was performed by a family member,” Lynnfield police chief David Breen said in a statement Tuesday.

Sydney was taken to Union Hospital where she died.


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