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KCSO investigating death of Las Vegas boy

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Posted at 10:25 AM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 13:25:45-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office said deputies are investigating after a 5-year-old boy from Las Vegas was found unresponsive Saturday in a Northwest Bakersfield swimming pool.

The incident happened at about 1 p.m. in the 400 block of Penzance Drive, said KCSO.

KCSO said Oliver Michael Shine, 5, was taken to Bakersfield Memorial Hospital where he was later declared dead.