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Child drowns in San Pedro

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter

A six-year-old boy drowned to death in San Pedro, after he fell into a water tank Thursday night.

Police say when they arrived at the Bay Side area after 10:30 p.m., they saw some of the residents surrounding Zaem Torres,  attempting to resuscitate him. 

Torres, had reportedly climbed to the top of the tank, which is situated next to the lagoon in the Bay Side area, and fell in. Officers  transferred him to the Otto Rodriguez Poly Clinic, however, clinicians pronounced him dead at around 11:30 p.m.

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