Child dies after climbing fence, falling into Ferguson park pool, police say

Police say the 10-year-old and at least one other child climbed over a 6-foot fence into the pool area.

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December 18, 2019 - 2:03 pm
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FERGUSON, Mo (KMOX) - The child who was rescued from the pool at January-Wabash Park Park in Ferguson on Tuesday has died.

Police say the 10-year-old and at least one other child climbed over a 6-foot fence into the pool area. The child fell from the diving board into 7-feet of ice-covered water.

It's believed he was in the water about 20 minutes before police officers dove in to get him. ​

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