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    Boy, 4, drowns in pond near neighborhood park

    October 8, 2018

    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy drowned in a pond near a playground in a South Florida neighborhood.

    Coral Springs police spokesman Tyler Reik tells news outlets the boy’s father reported him missing late Sunday afternoon. Rescue crews noticed some of the child’s toys in a pond and asked for divers to be sent in.

    Reik says divers found the child. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    The child’s name wasn’t released.

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