Boy, 14 months old, drowns in pool at home in Brandon

Emergency personnel transported the boy to Brandon Regional Hospital, deputies say, where he was pronounced dead around 5:30 p.m.
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Published November 12 2018

BRANDON --0 A 14-month old boy drowned after he wandered into the swimming pool at his home, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say they received an emergency call about the incident around 2:30 p.m. Sunday at a home off Stillview Circle in Brandon's Lakeview Village neighborhood.

Emergency personnel transported the boy to Brandon Regional Hospital, deputies say, where he was pronounced dead around 5:30 p.m.

The death was described as a "terrible accident" in a news release from the Sheriff's Office and no criminal charges are pending.

The boy's name was not immediately released.

Contact Josh Fiallo at [email protected] Follow @ByJoshFiallo.

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