Boys Dies After Being Found in Swimming Pool

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a 2-year-old boy who fell into a swimming pool during a birthday party at a Lakeland home over the weekend has died.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that Landen Connell died Monday afternoon at a Tampa hospital. A medical examiner says the cause of death is drowning.

The Ledger reports that Landen was at a party with his parents Saturday.

The family noticed him missing and found him in the pool 15 minutes later.


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  • by Anonymous on Jun 19, 2012 at 06:16 PM
    When you have a little child you must watch him like a hawk watching a chicken. They are very curious and that leads to trouble.This is so sad, prayers for the family of this child.
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