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2-year-old drowns in pool | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 78 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Nov 12, 2010, titled 2-year-old drowns in pool | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A 2-year-old boy who wandered away from his home was found dead in a neighbor's pool last night, Columbus police said.

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just so sad

Reynoldsburg, OH

#1 Nov 12, 2010
I rarely pray but will make an exception in this case. God bless this child and his family. Bless too the people who own the pool.

“I wake up and piss excellence”

Since: Nov 09

Columbus, OH

#2 Nov 12, 2010
That is rough. RIP.
mojo

Columbus, OH

#3 Nov 12, 2010
This is terrible and needless. A child should not have been able to access a neighbor's pool where were the gates and safety latches?
avoid ccs

Columbus, OH

#4 Nov 12, 2010
Why does someone still have their pool filled?
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#5 Nov 12, 2010
How can a two year old kid even walk wearing adult shoes? I think the parents aren't telling the whole story.
Recovery Autumn

Cardington, OH

#6 Nov 12, 2010
So sad. Can't imagine being the parents. Rest in peace little friend.
anony

Dublin, OH

#7 Nov 12, 2010
I have walked the path of loosing a young child, but to an illness not accident. I will pray for the family and the family who owns the pool also. Such a tragedy.
Dee

Columbus, OH

#8 Nov 12, 2010
May God hold this child and his family and friends in his loving arms forever. May he give them comfort at this time and always.
zerocool

Galloway, OH

#9 Nov 12, 2010
So sad..... Rest in peace little guy.

“Defecting to Mexico”

Since: Sep 09

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#10 Nov 12, 2010
This kind of stuff just breaks my heart. I don't even know what to say. It's just horrible.
ABC

Reynoldsburg, OH

#11 Nov 12, 2010
2 years old...
Mother,distracted and NOT ATTENTIVE TO A 2 YEAR OLD,doing what and for how long?
2 year old exits dwelling at sundown.
Nobody hears the kid,clomping about in "adult shoes",go outside.
A neighbor has an unsecured "pool" of some sort.
2 YEAR OLD in pool.
Any splashing?
Any crying out?
Any CHARGES to be brought?

Are we in Kazakhstan or Somalia or Bizzarro World?
Nope! It's Ahia!
jonesy

Columbus, OH

#12 Nov 12, 2010
avoid ccs wrote:
Why does someone still have their pool filled?
Could be a heated pool mo'ron
Sue

Dayton, OH

#13 Nov 12, 2010
Why would a 2 yr old wander out of the house in the first place with out the parents should had been watch it all times and the door locked where the child couldnt get out.that upsets me big time i got a 2 yr old granddaughter and i watch every move she does when she is awake.

“Sadly it is what it is.”

Since: Nov 09

Toonville

#14 Nov 12, 2010
Rest in peace little man. Watch over your Mother and Father.
Buckeye Guy

Westerville, OH

#15 Nov 12, 2010
Rest in peace little guy
not for wussies

Lancaster, OH

#16 Nov 12, 2010
WSNY reported a neighbor saw the tyke wandering around alone at 10 am. Lots of questions to be answered.
Common Sense

Galloway, OH

#17 Nov 12, 2010
Rest in Peace, Little One. May God keep you and your Family.
Citizen

Lewis Center, OH

#18 Nov 12, 2010
How horrible for the parents and the neighbor. I had a pool with a fence and a pad lock on it. The neighbor kids often would climb the fence and get in. They were only 6 and 8. Kids are fast. Finally we had words with the parents because we were afraid they would get hurt. This "pool" could merely be a plastic baby wading pool. It is tragic for everyone.
Tribucks

Columbus, OH

#19 Nov 12, 2010
So nice to see people turn a tragic incident into a practice session for their hindsight and finger-pointing. What the hell's wrong with you people?

Since: Jun 10

New York, NY

#20 Nov 12, 2010
Horrible thing to have happen to anyone. RIP little man...

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