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Seventeen month old boy found unresponsive in La Vista backyard pool dies

Posted at 5:21 PM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 11:13:22-04

UPDATE AUGUST 20, 10:00 A.M.: The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office has identified the boy as Kingston Goracke. Goracke died at Children's Hospital Monday night.


The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says rescuers performed CPR on a 17-month-old boy in attempt to revive him after being found unresponsive in a backyard pool in La Vista on Sunday afternoon.

Medics arrived at the home near S. 104th St at approximately 12:30 p.m., later transporting the boy to Children's Hospital & Medical Center.

8/19/19 Update

The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says the boy remains at the hospital in critical condition and that he and his family were visitors at the residence during the incident.