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Police Investigate Apparent Drowning of 2-Year-Old in Pittsfield

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police are investigating the apparent drowning of a young girl over the weekend in Pittsfield.

Fred Lantz, spokesperson for Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless, says that around 3:15 p.m. Saturday, emergency crews were called to a home on Victor Street in Pittsfield.

Two-year-old Raquel Paris had been found under the water in the family pool, Lantz adds.

Paramedics rushed Paris to Berkshire Medical Center, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine Paris’ cause of death.


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