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Wolford family issues statement after child's drowning at their home

An ambulance brought the child to Kosair Children's Hospital Saturday afternoon. An ambulance brought the child to Kosair Children's Hospital Saturday afternoon.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The family of former NFL player and St. X football coach Will Wolford issued a statement Sunday night after the drowning of a 9-year-old boy at the Wolfords' home.

"The Wolford family is devastated by this weekend's tragedy," the statement reads. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to [the child's] family as they deal with unimaginable grief."

An ambulance rushed the child to Kosair Children's Hospital after someone at the Wolfords' home on Waterleaf Way in Crescent Hill made a call to 911 around 3 p.m. on Saturday.

A spokesman for Louisville Metro Police said the child died on Sunday.

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