Monday, April 20, 2015

UPDATE: Toddler Drowns in Kuna Canal

Posted By on Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 3:39 PM

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UPDATE: April 21, 2015

Investigators confirmed that the victim of an April 20 drowning, an 18-month-old boy, had been among a group of young children playing near a Kuna canal. When a family member noticed that the child was missing, they began a search. A short time later, the toddler was discovered in the water and was not breathing.

A family member began CPR and a call to 911 was logged at 1:15 p.m. The child died a short time later at St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center.

ORIGINAL POST: April 20, 2015

Ada County Sheriff's deputies have the unfortunate task of investigating the death of a toddler who fell into a canal Monday afternoon.

Law enforcement was summoned to the 7500 block of Ten Mile Road in Kuna just after 1 p.m. That's where an 18-month-old boy had fallen into a canal. Emergency responders rushed the child to a local hospital, but officials announced a short time later that the boy had died.

The incident remains under investigation.
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