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SCPD Investigate Two Pool Incidents, One Fatal

Yaphank - (WALK) A pair of unrelated pool incidents, one of the fatal, are under investigation in Suffolk.

Police are investigating the case of an 18-month-old girl found unresponsive in a family swimming pool on Chester Road, Sayville.  The girl was taken from the inground pool at about 10:30 Tuesday morning and transported by ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Medical Center in East Patchogue, then transfered to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she was in serious condition Tuesday afternoon.

Homicide detectives are on the case in Dix Hills, where Byungyun Lee, 67, was found at the bottom of his inground swimming pool on Ibsen Court Monday at about 7:15 p.m., said Suffolk police.

Lee was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he was pronounced dead.

Suffolk police ask anyone with information about this incident to call their homicide squad: 631-852-6392.

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