Toddler drowns in Boca Raton pond after being reported missing

Deputies investigating what led to child's disappearance


BOCA RATON, Fla. – A toddler drowned in a Boca Raton pond Sunday shortly after being reported missing.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, the child was reported missing from the Meadow Lakes at Boca Raton development.

Rescue divers later found the child in a pond behind the home.

The toddler was taken to a hospital, but didn't survive.

Deputies are investigating what led to the child's disappearance.