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Brooklyn Boy, 9, Dies 3 Days After Being Pulled From Outdoor Community Pool in New Jersey

A 9-year-old Brooklyn boy pulled out of an outdoor swimming pool at a Jewish Community Center in New Jersey last week has died, authorities say. 

Michael Placide was wading in the shallow end of the outdoor pool at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly Thursday when he began to struggle, center officials said.

He was pulled out of the water and given CPR by lifeguards and police before being taken to Englewood Hospital and then to the pediatric intensive care unit at Hackensack Hospital, where he died Sunday.

Police said Placide's family was with him when he died, and requested privacy on the family's behalf. 

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