CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities tell WINK News an 18-month-old toddler has died after being recovered from the bottom of a pool behind a home in Cape Coral.
Around 12:30 pm Saturday afternoon, firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement responded to a reported child found in a pool at 37 NW 1st Way. Calls to 911 indicated the child was discovered in the water and CPR was being performed.
Multiple units immediately responded and aggressive lifesaving efforts were undertaken by all personnel involved. The 18-month old patient was transported by Lee County EMS ambulance to Cape Coral Hospital where the patient was pronounced dead according to EMS.
The incident is under investigation by the Cape Coral Police Department and detectives as well as forensics personnel responded to the scene.
According to CPD, preliminary indications reveal no foul play was suspected.