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4-year-old from Marietta dead after drowning in pool outside of Macon, coroner says

Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley says the child would have turned 5 years old on Thursday. The child's parents are from the Marietta area.

LIZELLA, Ga. — A 4-year-old is dead in Lizella after drowning in a pool in Sunday, according to deputy coroner Lonnie Miley. 

Miley says it happened during a gathering on Grace Trace when the child wandered off and fell into the pool. 

Emergency crews took to the child to the Children's Hospital emergency room in Macon. 

Doctors pronounced the child dead just after 3 p.m. Miley said. 

The child has been identified Viraat Gosain. Miley says he would have turned 5-years-old on Thursday. 

Miley says the child's parents are from the Marietta area. 

He said authorities will likely schedule an autopsy since the death involved a child but it appears to be an accidental drowning.

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