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Hauppauge Boy Dies After Falling in Pool

Shane Brennan, 4, dies after falling into his backyard pool on Sunday.

A Hauppauge boy has died after falling into his backyard pool on Sunday. 

News12 reports that Shane Brennan, 4, died at Stony Brook University Medical Center days after falling into his backyard pool. 

Suffolk County police said Brennan, who had Down Syndrome, had climbed up on a ladder to get into the pool at his Mount Pleasant Road home. His father pulled Shane out of the water and performed CPR until police arrived, according to News12. 

Click here to read News12's full article on the fatal accident.  

Candyee June 13, 2012 at 07:34 PM
OMG ..how very sad,, my condolences to Shane's family ...
Kris June 14, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Such a tragedy. When I hear stories like this, it just amazes me that accidents with children don't happen even more frequently. Life is precious and every day with them they dodge at least a bullet or two. Tragic accidents can happen to any family at any moment. It doesn't make it any less heart breaking for this poor family :(
Katelyn Feulner June 17, 2012 at 06:10 AM
I live on the same road as Shane and his family my little brother is friends with Shane's older sister it was so sad I'm am so sorry to hear that the adorable little boy is now gone the poor baby he was such a sweetheart .

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