Toddler dies in apparent drowning in residential pool

By Kathleen Foody

A 3-year-old Indiana boy died in a reported drowning incident Monday afternoon, according to a news release issued by Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.

Wyatt Daniel DeJesus of Linton, Ind., was pronounced dead at 1:16 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. The boy was transported to the hospital from an address at the 4300 block of Brittany Trail Drive after Champaign firefighters responded to the home at 12:34 p.m. for a child in a pool.

Champaign police and Northrup’s office are investigating how the boy came to be in the pool and the cause of his death. An autopsy has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.