Seven-year-old boy drowns in pond near Fredericktown

By Heartland News

FREDERICKTOWN, MO (KFVS) - A seven-year-old boy has drowned in a pond just south of Fredericktown Tuesday.

Madison County Coroner Chris Follis says the child's grandparents found him in their family pond Tuesday.

They called 911.  He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department believe the drowning is accidental.  They are still investigating.

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