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LMPD investigating after toddler dies in drowning

LMPD is investigating after a toddler has died from possible drowning Saturday. According to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley, officers received a call about a toddler found in a poller around 7:20 Saturday night from the 100 block of West Whitney. In an attempt to expedite transporting, officers block roadways making a clear path to Norton Children’s Hospital. Unfortunately, the child was pronounced dead after arriving. LMPD’s Homicide Unit is handling the investigation which remains ongoing.

LMPD is investigating after a toddler has died from possible drowning Saturday.

According to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley, officers received a call about a toddler found in a poller around 7:20 Saturday night from the 100 block of West Whitney.

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In an attempt to expedite transporting, officers block roadways making a clear path to Norton Children’s Hospital. Unfortunately, the child was pronounced dead after arriving.

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is handling the investigation which remains ongoing.

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