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GBI Investigating Child's Drowning In McDuffie County

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McDuffie County, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating a child's drowning in McDuffie County.

The incident happened Wednesday in a pond near the intersection of Wrens Highway and Old Milledgeville Road.

The victim is identified as Jeremiah Kalume, a 7-year-old autistic boy,

The child was taken to University Hospital in McDuffie County where he was pronounced dead about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night by MCduffie County Deputy Coroner Sandra Yelton.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
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