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Toddler drowns in backyard swimming pool in Woburn

A 3-year-old boy drowned in his family’s swimming pool in Woburn on Tuesday, officials said.

The child’s family reported him missing around 4:45 p.m., saying the boy had not been seen for more than an hour, police said.

Officers found him in the family’s backyard swimming pool, which was uncovered and partially filled with dirty water and leaves, officials said.