A child home from school drowns


COLONIE, NY — A 5 year old boy is dead tonight, after apparently drowning in his bathtub.

Colonie Police say the boy's father called 911 telling them his son was unresponsve after begin found under the water in the tub.

The child was rushed to Albany Medical Center, but died a short time later.

Police say the boy had stayed home from school because he was sick and was being cared for by his father.

No charges have been filed, and an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

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