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6-year-old boy drowns at Joplin-area water park
NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) -- A 6-year-old boy has drowned at a water park near Joplin.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office said emergency responders were called to the water park, called The Swimmin' Hole, just before 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Ethan Cory received CPR but was unresponsive. He was taken to a Joplin hospital and declared dead.
The sheriff's office is still investigating.
Chief Deputy Chris Jennings said he had no more details.