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15-month-old boy drowns in Greenacres

Posted at 4:40 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 04:13:56-05

A 15-month boy in Greenacres died from a drowning after he found floating in a retention pond near his home, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said Tuesday night.

At 2:54 p.m., deputies responded to the 2600 block of Canalside Dr. in reference to a possible drowning. The child was transported to a local hospital and died.

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit responded to investigate further.

About a dozen emergency vehicles were at the scene including an engine from Greenacres Fire Department.

No additional information is available at this time.