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HENRICO, Va - Police are continuing their investigation into the death of an 11-year-old Henrico boy found in an area pools Sunday.
Fred Fitzgerald Jr. was last seen off of Windomere Avenue late Saturday evening. Sunday afternoon, a body matching Fitzgerald's description was discovered in a pool at the Shannon Townhomes on Windomere Avenue.
Investigators said Monday they have notified Fitzgerald's family that they believe the body to be Fred's. The medical examiner will make a positive identification and determine a cause of death.
Police officials said Fred was playing with friends at the pool around 4 p.m. Saturday. When he did not return home by 8 p.m., his parents went looking for him, and eventually reported Fred missing to police.
Townhome management said they are cooperating with investigators and that their condolences are with the Fitzgerald family.
Fitzgerald was a student at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School in Henrico.
The incident remains under investigation.
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