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Child drowns in Boynton Beach

Posted: 1:50 PM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-23 17:50:36Z

A child drowned in Boynton Beach Sunday evening, according to Boynton Beach police.

A 23-month-old girl was found floating face down in the family pool just before 6 p.m., police said.

Relatives at the home in the 100 block of SE 6th Avenue, along with a neighbor, tried to resuscitate her, police said.

Boynton Beach Fire Rescue was called to the scene and transported the toddler to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to a police spokesperson.