BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday afternoon at the hospital where he had been rushed after being pulled from a pool in Belle Glade, said Eric Davis, spokesman for Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Rescue crews arrived around 2:30 p.m. to a home in the 1000 block of S.E. 2 nd Street and found the child, Yoelvy Delgado Jr., had been pulled from a pool.
The child was rushed to Lakeside Medical Center in critical condition, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
The child died at the hospital, Davis said.
The boy's family was at home at the time of the tragedy. The child drowned in the family's backyard pool, Davis said.
The child's mother was identified as 33-year-old Dayme Delcampo.
Davis said his department is investigating the drowning.