Toddler falls to death in Florida swimming pool

November 13, 2018

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler who fell into a backyard swimming pool in Florida has died.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that deputies responded to a Brandon home Sunday afternoon.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says the 14-month-old boy had apparently wandered into the home’s swimming pool and drowned. The child was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies described the death as an accident. No criminal charges were pending.


Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.

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