Published: Dec 04, 2013 6:54 PM EST

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a toddler appears to have drowned in a canal near his north Florida home.
    
The Citrus County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies responded Tuesday to a missing 3-year-old boy. They arrived to find Tristan Costello had already been pulled from the canal.
    
Deputies began performing CPR. The boy was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
    
Detectives were investigating.

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