4-year-old drowns over holiday weekend while visiting family in Perry

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PERRY (KSNT) — A four-year-old girl from Monett, Mo. drowned on Sunday in Perry while visiting family.

Jefferson County Sheriff, Jeff Herrig, said it happened around 6:45 p.m. Sheriff Herrig said the girl drowned at a home on Main Street.

Herrig said the family saw the girl’s shoes sitting by the above-ground pool outside the home, but couldn’t find the girl.

The girl went to Lawrence Memorial Hospital and died just before 9:00 p.m.

No other information was released at this time.

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