Citrus County toddler, 3, apparently drowned in canal

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler appears to have drowned in a canal near his north Florida home.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies responded Tuesday to a missing 3-year-old boy. They arrived to find Tristan Costello had already been pulled from the canal.

Deputies began performing CPR. The boy was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives were investigating.

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