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Boy critical after being found in Southfield pool

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after being found unconscious in a Southfield hotel's pool Monday, police said.

Southfield police and firefighters were called to the Baymont Inn at 27500 Northwestern Highway at about 7:15 p.m. Monday for a report of a drowning, according to officials.

Authorities were told a boy had been found in the hotel's pool. Officers arrived and began performing CPR on the child, police said.

The boy was taken to a hospital, they also said.

Southfield Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information about the incident to call (248) 796-5500.

cramirez@detroitnews.com