3-year-old boy drowns in Mesa backyard pool

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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 3-year-old boy has died after being found face down in a backyard pool.

Mesa fire officials were called out to a home near Lindsay and Brown around 7 p.m. Saturday.

He was transported to Cardon Children's Hospital while paramedics continued resuscitation efforts. The boy was in extremely critical condition Saturday night and was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to Mesa police.

This was one of two water-related incidents Saturday night. Across town in Avondale, a 6-year-old boy drowned while he was at a party at a home near 105th Avenue and Thomas.

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