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4-year-old Hamilton boy drowns in family pool

A Hamilton police cruiser is seen in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Police in Hamilton say the drowning death of a four-year-old boy is not being treated as suspicious.

Investigators say they were called to a home on Edgemont Street North around 7 p.m. Saturday night after the boy’s parents discovered the child’s body in the family swimming pool.

Life-saving measures were performed and the child was transported to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the family’s home was under renovation at the time of the incident and the pool was in the process of being opened.