YORK, Pa. (AP) — A toddler died at a hospital after he was found in a storm water tunnel near his Pennsylvania home on Easter Sunday, authorities said.
The York County coroner’s office identified the victim as 2-year-old Kamdyn Torres of the borough of North York.READ MORE: Crews Search Washington County For Missing 65-Year-Old John Ruffing
Officials said he reportedly wandered away from his home Sunday evening, and his family “quickly noticed and reported him missing.”
Northern York County Regional Police said officers, volunteers and canine units began a search, and two hours later a volunteer found the child in a storm water tunnel that runs along a nearby avenue. Police said he was unresponsive “more than 300 feet from the entrance.”READ MORE: Allegheny County Reports 5 COVID-19 Outbreaks, 6 Clusters In Schools
Emergency responders and others tried to revive him at the scene, but he was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday at York Hospital, the coroner’s office said.
Authorities called the case a suspected drowning but said a ruling on the cause and manner of death are pending additional investigation.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Approaching Cold Front Prompts Tornado Watch, Tornado Warning As Season Changes To Fall
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