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.