Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Deputies: 3-year-old dead after he wandered away from parents

ST. PETERSBURG — Ayush Anantharaman was 3, and a big brother.

Sometime before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, he slipped out of his family's apartment at the Bay Meadows Apartment Complex, 13705 Feather Sound Circle E, The apartment, which is just off Ulmerton Road, faces a small grassy area that leads to a steep slope and lake.

His parents searched for him for about 15 minutes until his father, Ajit Anantharaman, 37, found him floating in the lake.

The boy was pulled from the water and fire rescue crews attempted to revive him. He was transported to All Children's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives said the drowning was accidental.

The parents, who also have an infant, did not want to talk about him when reached at their home on Wednesday morning.

Deputies: 3-year-old dead after he wandered away from parents 06/25/14 [Last modified: Monday, July 7, 2014 10:34am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. From the food editor: Almond-Crusted Chicken Tenders


    I decided my almond chicken obsession was becoming a bit much.

    Almond Crusted Chicken Tenders. Photo by Michelle Stark, Times food editor.
  2. Forecast: Soggy, yet hot, workweek ahead across Tampa Bay


    A soggy workweek is ahead across Tampa Bay as decent chances for scattered storms remain consistent over the next several days.

    Tampa Bay's 7 day forecast. [WTSP]
  3. Travel ban, Kennedy retirement speculation the focus as Supreme Court prepares for break


    WASHINGTON — Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration's travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground.

    Justice Anthony Kennedy, shown in 2007, has given no public sign that he would step down this year and give President Donald Trump his second high court pick in the first months of his administration. Kennedy's departure would allow conservatives to take firm control of the court. [Associated Press]
  4. Florida education news: Guns, charter schools, drug education and more


    HOSTILE WORK PLACE: A legal review determines that while a University of South Florida technology center former director might have been boorish and hostile, …

  5. Fire crews battle blaze at apartment complex near Seminole Heights


    Fire crews are battling a blaze that broke out early Monday morning at an apartment complex near Seminole Heights, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.