6-year-old pulled from Habersham County pool dies

A 6-year-old boy who may have been underwater in a pool for 10 minutes has died.

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A 6-year-old boy who may have been underwater in a pool for 10 minutes has died.

A 6-year-old northeast Georgia boy who was underwater in a pool for 10 minutes has died, authorities said.

Mark “TJ” Phonsavanh of Demorest was pronounced dead just before 11 a.m. Monday at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, according to the Habersham County coroner.

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The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he was pulled from the pool Sunday evening.

Deputies were sent to a home in Mount Airy just after 6 p.m., authorities said. By the time they arrived, bystanders had gotten the child out of the pool.

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