Boy, 11, drowns at Cass County birthday party

(MGN Online)

Police in Cass County say an 11-year-old boy drowned at a birthday pool party Saturday night.

This happened on M-51 in Howard township just before 9 p.m. Police say the boy's friends noticed him lying on the bottom of the pool and brought him back to the surface. Parents at the party immediately started CPR and called 911.

The boy was taken to Lakeland Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the case remains under investigation but appears to be accidental.

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